Tesla Inc hires Snap Inc’s VP of Monetization Engineering

Tesla has hired Snap Inc’s Stuart Bowers who will now be its vice president of engineering.

Electric carmaker Tesla Inc stated it has hired Stuart Bowers, Snap Inc’s vice president of monetization engineering, as its VP of engineering.

He will work on Tesla’s Autopilot software and other projects.

In recent days, several senior executives have left Tesla.

The electric carmaker is in the midst of flattening its management structure as it strives to clear up production bottlenecks for its its Model 3 sedan by improving efficiency at the production level.

Confirming the hiring, Snap stated, Bowers was passionate about robotics and would be working on Tesla’s Autopilot software – its semi-autonomous driving program, as well as on other projects.

In Snap, Bowers job profile involved monetization engineering.

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