Musk Chose Who Got Chips – Bloomberg

If you are the chief executive officer and controlling shareholder of two different companies, each with different minority shareholders and employees, and they both use the same essential scarce inputs, and the sole supplier of those inputs calls you up and says “we are backed up and can only meet the needs of one of your companies, which one should get the inputs and which should go without,” what should you do?

The extremely obvious answer is that you should not be the CEO and controlling shareholder of two different companies that compete for the same inputs! There is not a good answer!….

Elon Musk is the CEO and controlling shareholder of like six different companies, many of which are to varying degrees in the artificial intelligence business, so of course everyone is mad at him all the time….

Source: Musk Chose Who Got Chips – Bloomberg