On November 30, OpenAI officially announced in the official social media that Sam Altman officially returned to serve as the CEO of the company.
In addition, OpenAI has a new board of directors. Mira Murati serves as chief technology officer and Greg Brockman as president. Microsoft will also get a non-voting observer seat on the company’s board of directors.
On November 17, OpenAI suddenly announced that it had fired Altman, which then triggered a series of cascading shocks.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced on Monday that former OpenAI CEO Altman, former president Greg Brockman and their former colleagues will join Microsoft to lead a new advanced artificial intelligence research team.
On the same day, more than 700 OpenAI employees signed a letter accusing the board of mishandling Altman’s dismissal, questioning the board’s competence and calling for the board members to resign.
On the 21st, OpenAI’s board of directors announced that it had reached an agreement in principle for Sam Altman to return to the company as CEO.
According to public information, Sam Altman was born on April 22, 1985 in Chicago, Illinois. I learned to program when I was eight. Receiving a computer as a birthday present at the age of 9 led to his interest in information technology and the Internet at an early age.
He was admitted to Stanford University and began studying artificial intelligence and computer science. He dropped out of college in 2005 and co-founded a social media company with friends.
In 2015, Altman co-founded OpenAI with Elon Musk, then CEO of Tesla and SpaceX. They founded the nonprofit AI company with one goal – to ensure that AI doesn’t wipe out humanity.
Sam Altman, former CEO of artificial intelligence lab OpenAI, is now known in the media as the father of ChatGPT.