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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Elon Musk

42 2008 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Product Architect

Deepak Ahuja

51 2008 Chief Financial Officer

Jeffrey Straubel

38 2005 Chief Technology Officer

Jerome Guillen

41 2013 Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Service

Gilbert Passin

52 2013 Vice President - OEM and Re-Manufacturing

Greg Reichow

44 2013 Vice President - Production

Antonio Gracias

43 2010 Lead Independent Director

Brad Buss

50 2009 Independent Director

Ira Ehrenpreis

45 2007 Independent Director

Stephen Jurvetson

47 2009 Independent Director

Kimbal Musk

41 2004 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Elon Musk

Mr. Elon Musk is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Product Architect of Tesla Motors Inc. He has served as Chief Executive Officer since October 2008 and as Chairman of the Board of Directors since April 2004. Mr. Musk has served as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer and Chairman of Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (“SpaceX”), a company which is developing and launching advanced rockets for satellite and eventually human transportation, since May 2002, and as Chairman of SolarCity Corporation (NASDAQ: SCTY) (“SolarCity”), a solar installation company, since July 2006. Prior to joining SpaceX, Mr. Musk co-founded PayPal, an electronic payment system, which was acquired by eBay in October 2002, and Zip2 Corporation, a provider of Internet enterprise software and services, which was acquired by Compaq in March 1999. Mr. Musk holds a B.A. in physics from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in business from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Deepak Ahuja

Mr. Deepak Ahuja is Chief Financial Officer of Tesla Motors Inc., since July 2008. Prior to joining us, Mr. Ahuja served in various positions at Ford Motor Company from August 1993 to July 2008, most recently as the Vehicle Line Controller of Small Cars Product Development from July 2006 to July 2008, and as Chief Financial Officer for Ford of Southern Africa from February 2003 to June 2006. Mr. Ahuja also served as the Chief Financial Officer for Auto Alliance International, a joint venture between Ford and Mazda, from September 2000 to February 2003. Mr. Ahuja holds an M.S.I.A. (which was subsequently redesignated as an M.B.A.) from Carnegie Mellon University, a M.S. in materials engineering from Northwestern University and a Bachelors degree in ceramic engineering from Banaras Hindu University in India.

Jeffrey Straubel

Mr. Jeffrey B. Straubel is Chief Technology Officer of Tesla Motors Inc., since May 2005. He previously served as Principal Engineer, Drive Systems from March 2004 to May 2005. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Straubel was the Chief Technical Officer and co-founder of Volacom Inc., an aerospace firm which designed a specialized high-altitude electric aircraft platform, from 2002 to 2004. Mr. Straubel holds a B.S. in energy systems engineering from Stanford University and a M.S. in engineering, with an emphasis on power electronics, microprocessor control and energy conversion, from Stanford University.

Jerome Guillen

Mr. Jerome Guillen is Vice President - Worldwide Sales and Service Tesla Motors Inc., since April 2013. He previously served as our Model S Program Director from November 2010 to April 2013. Prior to joining us, Mr. Guillen served as Director, Business Innovation at Daimler AG, an automobile manufacturer, from September 2007 to November 2010. Mr. Guillen also served as Director, New Product Development at Freightliner LLC, a manufacturer of trucks and heavy duty vehicles, from September 2002 to September 2007. Mr. Guillen holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan, in addition to a dual degree in energy technologies from Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales in Madrid and in mechanical engineering from Ecole Nationale Superieure de Techniques Avancees in Paris.

Gilbert Passin

Mr. Gilbert Passin is Vice President - OEM and Re-Manufacturing of Tesla Motors Inc., since January 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Passin served in positions at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, an automobile manufacturer, from 2005 to January 2010 most recently as a General Manager of Production Engineering for West Coast and previously as a Vice President of Manufacturing, running scale production of the Corolla and Matrix models as well as production of the Lexus RX350 at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Cambridge plant. Mr. Passin also served as a Vice President and General Manager of Volvo Trucks North America at the New River Valley Plant, an automobile manufacturer, from 2002 to 2005 as well as Vice President and General Manager of Mack Trucks Inc. at the Winnsboro Assembly Facility from 2000 to 2002. Mr. Passin holds a National Engineering Degree from Ecole Centrale de Paris.

Greg Reichow

Mr. Greg Reichow has served as our Vice President - Production of Tesla Motors Inc., since May 2013. He previously served as our Vice President of Operations, Powertrain, from April 2011 to May 2013. Prior to joining us, Mr. Reichow was Senior Vice President of Operations at SunPower Corporation, a solar cell and panel manufacturer, from November 2003 to April 2011. Mr. Reichow holds a B.S. in mechanical and industrial engineering from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Antonio Gracias

Mr. Antonio J. Gracias is Lead Independent Director of Tesla Motors Inc. Since 2003, Mr. Gracias has been a member of the Board of Directors since May 2007 and has served as Lead Independent Director since September 2010. Since 2003, Mr. Gracias has been Chief Executive Officer of Valor Management Corp., a private equity firm. Mr. Gracias is a director of SpaceX and SolarCity. Mr. Gracias holds a joint B.S. and M.S. degree in international finance and economics from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

Brad Buss

Mr. Brad W. Buss is an Independent Director of Tesla Motors Inc., since November 2009. Since August 2005, Mr. Buss has been Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: CY) (“Cypress”), a semiconductor design and manufacturing company. Prior to joining Cypress, Mr. Buss served as Vice President of Finance at Altera Corp., a semiconductor design and manufacturing company, from March 2000 to March 2001 and from October 2001 to August 2005. From March 2001 to October 2001, Mr. Buss served as the Chief Financial Officer of Zaffire, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of optical networking equipment. Mr. Buss serves as a director of CaféPress.com. Mr. Buss holds a B.A. in economics from McMaster University and an honors business administration degree, majoring in finance and accounting, from the University of Windsor

Ira Ehrenpreis

Mr. Ira Ehrenpreis J.D., is an Independent Director of Tesla Motors Inc., since May 2007. Mr. Ehrenpreis has been with Technology Partners, a venture capital firm, since 1996. He is a managing member of the firm and leads Technology Partners’ Cleantech practice. In the venture capital community, Mr. Ehrenpreis has served on the Board and Executive Committee of the National Venture Capital Association and on the Board of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists. He is also Co-Chairman of the VCNetwork, an organization comprising more than 1,000 venture capitalists. In the Cleantech sector, he has served on several industry boards, including the American Council on Renewable Energy and the Cleantech Venture Network (Past Chairman of Advisory Board), and has been the Chairman of the Clean-Tech Investor Summit in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Mr. Ehrenpreis holds a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. and M.B.A. from Stanford University.

Stephen Jurvetson

Mr. Stephen T. Jurvetson is an Independent Director of Tesla Motors Inc., since June 2009. Since 1995, Mr. Jurvetson has been a Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, a venture capital firm. Mr. Jurvetson is a director of D-Wave Systems Inc., Synthetic Genomics Inc. and SpaceX, among other companies. Mr. Jurvetson holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Business School.

Kimbal Musk

Mr. Kimbal Musk is Independent Director of Tesla Motors Inc., since April 2004. Mr. Musk has been the owner of The Kitchen Restaurant Group, a USA Today Top Ten restaurant, since January 2004 and its Chief Executive Officer since April 2004. In November 2010, Mr. Musk became the Executive Director of The Kitchen Community, a non-profit organization that creates learning gardens in schools across the United States. Since February 2012, Mr. Musk has been a director of the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education, a philanthropic organization dedicated to driving positive change in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Since July 2012, Mr. Musk has been a director of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, a facility at the University of Colorado School of Medicine providing research, education and wellness services with the goal of achieving healthier lifestyles. In November 1995, Mr. Musk co-founded Zip2 Corporation, a provider of enterprise software and services, which was acquired by Compaq in March 1999. Mr. Musk holds a B.Comm. in business from Queen’s University and is a graduate of The French Culinary Institute in New York City.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Elon Musk

69,989

Deepak Ahuja

338,000

Jeffrey Straubel

467,603

Jerome Guillen

263,893

Gilbert Passin

270,400

Greg Reichow

225,000

Antonio Gracias

--

Brad Buss

--

Ira Ehrenpreis

--

Stephen Jurvetson

--

Kimbal Musk

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Elon Musk

0 0

Deepak Ahuja

35,600 1,050,050

Jeffrey Straubel

10,416 558,610

Jerome Guillen

30,000 1,783,360

Gilbert Passin

33,750 3,474,460

Greg Reichow

30,166 2,237,220

Antonio Gracias

0 0

Brad Buss

0 0

Ira Ehrenpreis

0 0

Stephen Jurvetson

0 0

Kimbal Musk

0 0
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