Shivon Zilis is an alma-mater of Yale University and has worked as a Project-Director at Tesla.

Shivon Zilis is one of the top executives of Elon Musk's Neuralink with whom Elon Musk is believed to have fathered twins who were born in November 2021.

She was part of the women’s ice hockey team while in college in her native Canada

She has also has worked as a fellow at the Creative Destruction Lab. Zilis also featured in the Forbes' 30 under 30 list and Linked In’s 35 under 35 list.

On July 6, 2022 a tabloid announced that Elon Musk had welcomed twins with Shivon Zilis in November 2021.

A court document retrieved by the press states that the twins were given their mother’s last name 'Zilis' as their middle name and their father’s name as their last.

Shivon Zilis first met Musk in 2016 as a director at OpenAI