Tesla’s senior sales director Dan Kim joins Airbnb

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Tesla’s senior sales director Dan Kim, has left the company to work for Airbnb, CNBC reported today. 

According to reports, Dan Kim will be director of Airbnb Plus, the premium version of Airbnb. 

Dan Kim, who joined Tesla in January, was a senior director of global sales, marketing, and delivery. He reported directly to Robin Ren, who heads Tesla’s global sales division.

Tesla’s sales division has witnessed several executive departures this year. 

Jon McNeill, president of global sales and service, left Tesla this February after working two years at the firm. McNeill joined ride-share company Lyft as a chief operating officer. 

Two months after his exit, Tesla elevated Robin Ren as Vice President of Worldwide Sales, making him the head of Tesla’s global sales division.

Ganesh Srivats, who headed Tesla’s sales division in North America for three years, left the company in July to join Moda Operandi as CEO. 

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Tesla’s High Profile Departures in 2018:


Dan Kim, Senior Director of Global sales and Marketing

Andrew Kim, Senior Designer 


Dave Morton, Chief Accounting Officer

Gabrielle Toledano, Chief People Officer

Sarah O’Brien, Vice President of Communications


Ganesh Srivats, Vice President of Retail, Delivery, and Marketing


Doug Field, Senior Vice President of Engineering

Karim Bousta, Vice President of Worldwide Service

Yannick Roux, Director of Manufacturing

Paul Lomangino, Director of Engineering


Matthew Schwall, Director of Field Performance Engineering

Cal Lankton, Vice President of Energy Sales and Operations


Jim Keller, Vice President of Autopilot


Susan Repo, Treasurer and Vice President of Finance

Eric Branderiz, Chief Accounting Officer


Jon McNeill, President of Global Sales and Service