Ricardo Reyes is the Vice President of Communications at Tesla Motors, which he joined in August of 2009. Prior to joining Tesla, Ricardo worked as a Google Executive as the Director of Communications and Public Affairs at YouTube. He previously handled litigation, competition and policy communications for the online search, services and products company.
Before that, Ricardo spent a decade working on public policy and communications in Washington, D.C., including two years at law firm Bracewell and Giuliani LLC, where he led crisis consulting and communications management services. Among the corporate and political clients he advised, Reyes worked with automotive suppliers as they faced major changes to their business structure.
Reyes has served as Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Public and Media Affairs. From 2001 to 2004, he was a spokesman for international trade policy and an adviser to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Zoellick.
VP of Communcations
Vice President of Communications and Brand Marketing
2012 - Current (over 4 years)
|May 5, 2016||Illawara Mercury - Elon Musk sleeps near factory floor to spur Tesla manufacturing progress|
|May 5, 2016||Sydney Morning Herlad - Elon Musk sleeps near factory floor to spur Tesla manufacturing progress|
|Mar 16, 2016||Contra Costa Times - Tesla Motors chief spokesman leaves ahead of Model 3 unveil|
|Jan 13, 2016||MemeBurn - No plans for SA Gigafactory: Tesla confirms|
|Dec 17, 2015||Fortune - Tesla: We're Sticking With Mobileye Car Tech|
|Dec 16, 2015||Bloomberg - The First Person to Hack the iPhone Built a Self-Driving Car. In His Garage|
|Oct 30, 2015||Miami Herald - Charges filed in fight between Tesla guards, newspaper staff|
|Oct 30, 2015||Oklahoma City - Charges filed in fight between Tesla guards, newspaper staff|