Shivon Zilis Biography
Shivon Zilis is a Canadian lady who is the Director of Operations and Special Projects at Neuralink. She has been in this position for 5 years.
|Profession/Occupation||Director of Operations and Special Projects at Neuralink|
|Baby Father||Elon Musk|
Shivon Zilis Education and Background
Shivon Zilis was born in Canada; however, she has a degree from Yale University where she majored in Art, Economics and Philosophy. She was a goalie for the Yale University ice hockey team while she was a student there.
Shivon Zilis Career
Shivon Zilis began working at IBM Microfinance Initiative / Internal Strategy in 2008 where she stayed till 2011. At IBM, Shivon Zilis was tasked with;
- -Incubating new financial technologies in emerging markets (IBM Global
- Microfinance Initiative)
- -Mobile finance strategy
- -Smarter Planet portfolio solution strategy
- -China banking solutions strategy
- -Disruptions in consumer payments research.
Zilis joined OpenAI, a company that Elon co-founded, as an adviser before switching to the board in 2016. 2018 saw Musk leave the board.
Zilis has contributed to numerous AI initiatives for Musk’s Tesla business, including chip and autopilot design.
Shivon Zilis has also worked with Bloomberg Ventures and Bloomberg LP. She joined Tesla in 2011 as a project director where she was tasked with supervising AI projects (Autopilot and chip design teams) She is currently the Director of Operations and Special Projects.
Shivon Zilis Net worth
Shivon Zilis has an estimated net worth of $500,000. She is the director of Director of Operations and Special Projects at Neuralink.
Shivon Zilis and Elon Musk
Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX and the richest man on earth, welcomed twins with a Neuralink executive Shivon Zilis, according to Insider.
The outlet got court documents relating to the children’s legal names being changed to include Zilis as part of the middle names and the Musk last name. The documents’ contents have not yet been made public, but according to a Travis County, Texas court docket that CNN was able to access, the name change petition was initially submitted in April 2022 and approved in early May, which is consistent with the dates on the records that Insider reported. These records, which designate Musk as the father and Zilis as the mother, also include the court’s seal and Musk’s signature.
Requests for comment made to representatives of Tesla, SpaceX, and Neuralink did not receive an instant response from Musk.