As Elon Musk’s takeover of grows increasingly disastrous, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO’s public reputation has never been worse. But the billionaire still has plenty of defenders, and one of them is Reed Hastings, co-founder and co-CEO of Netflix.
According to Deadline, Hastings appeared at a keynote discussion at the New York Times DealBook conference, during which he spoke favorably of Musk, calling him “the bravest, most creative person on the planet.”
“What he’s done in multiple areas is phenomenal,” Hastings said. “His style is different. I’m trying to be, like, a steady, respectable leader up here and he’s just out there.”
During the conversation at Jazz at Lincoln Center, which was moderated by Andrew Ross Sorkin, Hastings referred to Musk’s acquisition of...