Sam Altman, considered the “father” of ChatGPT, was fired, leaving his position as CEO of OpenAI after a deliberate review process by the company’s board of directors. OpenAI’s announcement on the company blog early on the morning of November 18 shocked the AI community.
According to the notice, the conclusion of the company’s board of directors is that Mr. Altman is not consistent and straightforward in his communication with the board of directors, hindering his ability to carry out his responsibilities, so he cannot be trusted to lead. OpenAI.
The position of CEO of the company will be temporarily assigned to chief technology officer Mira Murati with immediate effect. The company will conduct a search for a long-term successor in the near future.
When this information was made public, public employees learned of the incident. OpenAI’s move made the technology community shocked and confused by the reason announced by Sam Altman, who has always been the face representing OpenAI, and still gave the opening speech for the company’s first DevDay conference.
OpenAI also announced that co-founder Greg Brockman will remain at the company but will step down as chairman of the board.
Sam Altman, born in 1985. He, along with Elon Musk and a number of other famous experts, founded OpenAI in 2016. He assumed the position of CEO and helped the company achieve many achievements such as the birth of ChatGPT and the AI draws Dall-E 2, multi-billion dollar deal with Microsoft… Many sources believe that Sam Altman was fired because of a conflict with Elon Musk, one of the largest and most powerful shareholders of OpenAI .