Microsoft hires Sam Altman, Greg Brockman after departure from OpenAI


20 Nov 2023 8:26 AM

According to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella the company is still “committed” to its OpenAI partnership and “looks forward” to getting to know new CEO Emmett Shear....

  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced that former OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and president Greg Brockman will be joining Microsoft to lead a new advanced AI research team.
  • Nadella expressed excitement about the news and mentioned that the company remains committed to its partnership with OpenAI.
  • Altman was ousted from OpenAI by its board of directors on Nov. 17, and Brockman stepped down from his position on the OpenAI board.
  • The new CEO of OpenAI, Emmett Shear, replaced Altman on Nov. 20.

The sentiment in the article is generally positive, as Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella expresses excitement about hiring Sam Altman and Greg Brockman for a new AI research team. However, there is also mention of Altman's ousting from OpenAI, which may have negative implications.

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