Not just Sam Altman, a prominent figure at OpenAI, is departing the organization on Friday. Not too long after Altman was let go, the board announced on X that it “no longer has confidence in his ability to continue leading OpenAI.” Greg Brockman, the co-founder and former head of the board, also announced his resignation on X.
OpenAI stated that while Brockman would stand down as chairman, he would continue to serve as the company’s chairman and report to the CEO as part of the “leadership transition” and the appointment of CTO Mira Murati as temporary CEO. After a few hours, that is no longer the case.
I’m incredibly pleased of the things we’ve all accomplished since our eight-year journey began in my flat. Together, we have experienced both good and bad times, and we have accomplished a great deal in spite of all the obstacles in our way. but given the news of today, I gave up.
Sincerely, I hope the best for each and every one of you. I still have faith in the goal of developing safe AGI for the good of humanity as a whole.
Unexpectedly, OpenAI declared earlier on Friday that Altman had been let go. The business may have started the tech industry’s current obsession with artificial intelligence after the