Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella posted on X, stating that the corporate is hiring each former OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and president Greg Brockman.
On Nov. 20, Nadella posted that he’s “extraordinarily excited to share the information that Sam Altman and Greg Brockman, along with colleagues, will likely be becoming a member of Microsoft to steer a brand new superior AI analysis crew.”
We stay dedicated to our partnership with OpenAI and trust in our product roadmap, our capacity to proceed to innovate with the whole lot we introduced at Microsoft Ignite, and in persevering with to assist our clients and companions. We sit up for attending to know Emmett…
— Satya Nadella (@satyanadella) November 20, 2023
The put up additionally stated that the corporate stays dedicated to its partnership with OpenAI and appears ahead to attending to know its new CEO Emmett Shear, who changed Altman on Nov. 20.
Shortly after the announcement from Nadella, Altman retweeted the put up with the textual content, “the mission continues.”
the mission continues https://t.co/d1pHiFxcSe
— Sam Altman (@sama) November 20, 2023
Altman was ousted from OpenAI by its board of administrators on Nov. 17 because of being allegedly “not constantly candid in his communications with the board,” after which Brockman stepped down from his place on the OpenAI board.
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Brockman additionally took to social media after his departure from OpenAI and commented that he was each “shocked and saddened” by what passed off.
Whereas the official announcement from OpenAI says he stepped down, in his put up Brockman detailed that he was instructed he was “being eliminated.”
Sam and I are shocked and saddened by what the board did at the moment.
Allow us to first say thanks to all of the unimaginable individuals who we now have labored with at OpenAI, our clients, our buyers, and all of those that have been reaching out.
We too are nonetheless making an attempt to determine precisely…
— Greg Brockman (@gdb) November 18, 2023
Within the meantime at OpenAI, former chief expertise officer Mira Murati was named the interim CEO of the corporate for the three days following Altman’s departure. Murati joined OpenAI in 2018 when it was nonetheless working as a nonprofit analysis middle.
On Nov. 20 the corporate named Emmett Shear CEO of OpenAI in the meanwhile. Shear held th the previous CEO and co-founder of video streaming platform Twitch, the
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