Martin Eberhard

Co-Founder & Former CEO of Tesla, Founder of Tiveni, Inc

  • Partner at Wardenclyffe Partners LLC
  • Inducted into the University of Illinois’ Engineering Hall of Fame
  • Former Director of Electric Vehicles at Volkswagen Group
  • Founder and Former CEO of NuvoMedia Inc
  • Former Vice President of Atieva
  • Former Chief Strategy Officer of SF Motors Inc

When it comes to sustainable innovation, there is no better expert than Martin Eberhard, having previously Co-Founded Tesla Motors Inc. The engineer and entrepreneur has focused his extensive knowledge on electric vehicles for more than two decades, with influential results, making him a sought-after figure to share his experiences. As a speaker, Martin is booked by corporations looking for support in their environmental strategy, and diversification into sustainable business practices to future proof their brands.

Best known as the Co-Founder and CEO of Tesla, Martin established the business in 2003 and has led it to become a global giant in the electric vehicle sector. During his time at the forefront of Tesla, Martin was pivotal in the development of the Roadsters series of cars and ensuring the business became an award-winning venture. Having previously gained a degree and master’s in electrical engineering, Martin has the academic qualifications and entrepreneurial spirit to thrive in the sector. He left his senior position at Tesla in 2007 but remains on the Advisory Board and as a shareholder.

Determined to drive his low impact eco vehicle mission, Martin has since pursued several other avenues including working as the Director of EV Development for Volkswagen, Chief Strategy Officer for SF Motors and Chief Technology Officer at Inevit Inc. Evidently, Martin is highly in demand for his expertise in car design of the future, and his previous success ensures he is the ideal leader to pioneer new strategies.

Since 2018, Martin has been acting as the Founder, Chairman and CTO of Iveni Inc, a new start-up focusing on the EV battery and safety standards in electric cars. Regularly booked as a speaker, Martin is a popular choice for corporate clients as he is able to equip their audiences with the innovative tools to futureproof for sustainability.

To enquire about Martin Eberhard for your event or corporate function, simply contact us via or call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553.