Dex Torricke-Barton spent the past half-decade writing speeches for two of the tech industry's most prominent CEOs. Now he's headed to SpaceX to run communications for a different one.
Torricke-Barton is taking the head communications job at SpaceX, the rocket and aerospace company run by CEO Elon Musk, the one that is trying to put humans on Mars. Torricke-Barton spent the last four years working at Facebook, primarily writing speeches for CEO Mark Zuckerberg, but also the company's other top executives.
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Now Torricke-Barton will run his own comms team, which entails much more than writing speeches — but we assume he'll probably write a few speeches for Musk along the way, too.