Elon Musk has taken a number of debatable selections at Twitter since changing into the landlord of the corporate, which he purchased at $44 billion in October. However, praising Musk, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has described him because the ‘bravest and maximum ingenious’ particular person in the world.
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Hastings made the observation on Wednesday on the New York Times Dealbook convention, the place he additionally stated he’s ‘100 in step with cent assured’ the Tesla CEO is ‘seeking to assist the sector with all his endeavors.’
“I’m excited… Elon Musk is the bravest, maximum ingenious particular person in the world. What he has achieved in more than one spaces is outstanding. You know, his taste is other… I’m seeking to be a gradual, first rate chief (however) you understand, he does not care. He’s similar to available in the market, you understand,” said the business executive, 62, drawing laughter from the audience.
The Boston native further said the world’s richest person could’ve bought a ‘mile-long yacht’ with 44 billion. “I’m 100 per cent convinced that he is trying to help the world in all of his endeavors…and he is trying to help the world on that one (Twitter) because he believes in free speech and the power of a democracy,” said Hastings.
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How Musk goes about it is how he himself would not do it, the Netflix CEO also remarked, however, adding that people should not be ‘nitpicky’ with the new Twitter owner. “He’s making a mess of some things, but give the guy a break. He just spent all his money to make it much better for democracy and society to have a more open platform, and I am sympathetic with that agenda,” opined Hastings.
“Wow, thank you for the kind words,” tweeted the South African-born US entrepreneur, in reaction.