SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk gestures during a conversation at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles, June 13, 2019.
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Tesla‘s general counsel is leaving the company, marking the latest executive departure for the electric-car maker.
Jonathan Chang, who worked at Tesla for almost nine years, has taken a position as general counsel at SambaNova, the AI chip start-up announced Thursday. In a statement, SambaNova CEO Rodrigo Liang said the company “looks forward to growing the company” with Chang on board.
With Chang’s departure, Tesla has now lost three general counsels in the past year. Tesla’s general counsel Todd Maron left the company in December 2018. Maron’s successor, Dane Butswinkas, left the company in February 2019 after just two months on the job because he was not a good cultural fit, a source familiar with the situation told CNBC at…