I admired the guy for building Tesla motors but I didn't expect him to succeed, let alone donate all of their work for anyone to use.
I'm still trying to pick my jaw up off the ground.
He's one of the new breed. Right now there are dozens of others redefining the rulebook. What I'm predicting is a rapid paradigm shift as the old guard no longer possess the acumen to survive in a landscape where the rules are turned on their head. All the money and all the power is shifting into the hands of people for whom money and power is merely a means to an end, rather than the end in itself.
Sooner or later someone like Musk or Google or Naveen Jain is going to make a move on world government. Can't happen too soon, imo.