Elon Musk wants to be ‘cult leader,’ Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says

February 12, 2023

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak called Elon Musk a “cult leader” who doesn’t measure up as an entrepreneur to his late partner Steve Jobs. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says there are similarities between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs. “And a lot of honesty disappears when you look at Elon Musk and Tesla.”Wozniak said he’s still smarting from his 2016 purchase of a Tesla. Wozniak told CNBC that he’s grown a “bit tired” of Musk’s habit of “speak[ing] in marketing terms,” which he finds “dishonest.”Tesla CEO Elon Musk is “dishonest” about the company’s self-driving technology, Wozniak says. Jobs, who died in 2011, founded Apple alongside Wozniak in the late 1970s.