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Kimbal Musk

Kimbal Musk is an entrepreneur, activist, and chef. For over two decades he has co-founded and invested in companies across technology, hospitality, entertainment, and agricultural industries. His personal mission is to empower innovators and scale sustainable technologies that help contribute to a happier, healthier future. He has been named a Global Social Entrepreneur by the World Economic Forum.

Early in his career, Mr. Musk co-founded  Zip2 Corporation, an early inventor of online maps and door to door directions, which was acquired by  Compaq and merged into Yahoo Maps in 1999. In 2006 he became CEO of OneRiot, a realtime search engine that was acquired by Walmart in 2011. Mr. Musk has served as a Director of SpaceX since its founding in 2002 through January 2022. In the summer of 2022 he acquired the light drone division of Intel and is now the Co-Founder and CEO of Nova Sky Stories. Nova Sky Stories is an international company that engineers and develops the most reliable, advanced, and safest light drone technology with a mission to empower artists and producers to bring art to the skies of every city and town in the world.

A passionate food activist, Mr. Musk has become one of the most powerful voices in America helping grow the real food movement. In 2004, he co-founded The Kitchen which purchased food directly from local farmers kickstarting the farm-to-table movement. After nearly 20 years as the CEO of The Kitchen, Mr. Musk has built a thriving restaurant company that has become a community institution in cities across America. Mr. Musk served as a Director of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. from 2013 to 2019. In 2016, he co-founded Square Roots, an urban farm company growing fresh, local greens in climate-controlled, AI equipped shipping containers. He is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Big Green, a 501c3 non-profit organization with the mission to give every person in America a chance to grow food. Big Green has led global efforts to make gardening more accessible by launching the world’s first giving DAO, a Web3 approach to democratize and decentralize philanthropy.