Sam Altman, Former OpenAI CEO, Lands at Microsoft


20 Nov 2023 9:11 AM

Altman and other departed OpenAI staff will join a new advanced AI research team at the software giant....

  • Sam Altman, former CEO of OpenAI, and Greg Brockman, co-founder and president, will be joining Microsoft.
  • Altman will lead a new advanced AI research team at Microsoft.
  • Altman left OpenAI after losing the board's confidence, and Brockman resigned shortly after.
  • OpenAI's major investors, led by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, pushed to reinstate Altman as CEO and replace the current board.
  • Microsoft remains committed to its partnership with OpenAI and looks forward to working with new CEO Emmet Shear.
  • The news of Altman joining Microsoft has caused a 10% increase in the value of Worldcoin (WLD), a cryptocurrency associated with one of Altman's other projects.

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