Jon McNeill

Jon McNeill


Innovator and former President of Tesla Motors

A visionary leader and serial entrepreneur, Jon McNeill teaches organizations how to exponentially scale businesses and drive disruptive innovation. As former President of Tesla, he oversaw a 10-fold increase in sales from $2 billion to $20 billion in just three years. In 2018, he became COO at ride-hailing app Lyft, where he helped prepare the company to go public, growing revenue from $800 million to $2 billion in the process. 

Currently, McNeill is a Managing Director at DVx Ventures, a growth-stage venture platform, and serves on several boards of companies including General Motors, Lululemon and Stash Financial.

Lessons on Transformation and Growth from Inside Tesla


  • Disruption, transformation and the Tesla case: The electric car everyone is watching
  • Sleeping in the Tesla factory: Experiences and lessons learned with Elon Musk
  • How to generate a culture of trust and accountability among employees
  • Detecting and promoting disruptive and transformative ideas within your organization: How to create an ideas factory
  • Taking risks: When it is time to move from analysis to action