Microsoft Sam Altmanformer CEO of OpenAI and Greg Brookman, the former chairman of the board of directors of the aforementioned artificial intelligence startup hired him. Altman was fired from OpenAI on Friday after the board lacked confidence in his ability to continue leading the company.
After recent talks for Altman’s possible return to OpenAI, Satya Nadella Both Altman and Brockman will join Microsoft’s new Advanced Artificial Intelligence research team, the Microsoft CEO announced.
Nadella saysWe are very excited to share this news. Sam Altman and Greg Brockman, along with their colleagues, are joining Microsoft to lead the new Advanced Artificial Intelligence research team. We look forward to taking swift action to provide them with the resources they need to succeed.”
Altman’s hiring at Microsoft comes just hours after talks with OpenAI’s board to reinstate him as CEO of OpenAI broke down.
Some sources have announced that the former CEO of Twitch, Emmett Shir He has been selected as the CEO of OpenAI. He is the successor Mira Moratti It is possible that he was chosen as the interim CEO of OpenAI after Altman was fired.
OpenAI has not yet confirmed the appointment of Emmett Shear as CEO, but given Altman’s employment at Microsoft, this news is not too far off.
According to some recent reports, OpenAI entered into talks with Altman to re-appoint him as the company’s CEO, but that did not happen and the AI company’s four-member board did not allow him to return.