JB Straubel

As a Tesla’s co-founder and Chief Technical Officer, JB Straubel made an incredible fortune. Although his base salary wasn’t extremely high, he received a huge compensation in the form of stock options. Those options with very low strike price enable him to purchase shares at big discount and sell them immediately for their market price. As of 2015, Straubel’s total net worth is estimated to be about $35 million.

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JB was born December 20, 1975 in Des Moines, Iowa. JB stands for Jeffrey Brian. He has Master’s Degree in Energy Engineering from a prestigious Stanford University. He proved to have a big talent as an engineer and MIT Technology Review TR35 put him among top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35. That’s really something.

People are often interested in his private life. Does he have a girlfriend or a wife? Not much is publicly known about this but he was accompanied by a very hot woman at the Exploratorium Lab’s Fall Party. They were a really cute couple.

Job as a CTO of Tesla Motors is so far the peak of his stellar career. He lives in a luxury home in Menlo Park, California. Since the future belongs to alternative energy sources, we are sure we’ll here even more about Straubel soon. Under his supervision, Tesla vehicles soon became champions among fully electric cars.