Ex-Google Exec on Elon Musk's Strengths and Flaws

“I move myself to wherever the biggest problem is in Tesla… I really believe that one should lead from the front lines, and that’s why I’m here,” Musk said.

But the Silicon Valley executive also warns that Musk has yet to achieve a strong organizational structure within Tesla, although that “doesn’t mean he’s going to be a terrible CEO,” Scott says.

“I think if Elon Musk could only put a fraction of the creativity and energy that he puts into building great products into the thinking through of his organizational design, he would find that his job as CEO and building cars is a lot less hellish.”

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