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Sam Altman fired, OpenAI board says it has lost confidence

Sam Altman fired, OpenAI board says it has lost confidence

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Hayo News
November 18th, 2023
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OpenAI said in a sudden statement that CEO Sam Altman had been ousted because the board of directors had lost confidence in his leadership, which quickly caused an uproar in the technology world.

OpenAI said Chief Technology Officer Meera Murati will serve as interim CEO while the company formally searches for a permanent CEO. The person to take over as CEO is still in the process of being confirmed.

OpenAI said in a statement that Altman's departure follows a thoughtful review process by the board of directors, which concluded that he had not been consistently candid in his communications with the board, hampering his ability to perform his duties. The board no longer feels confident in his ability to continue leading OpenAI.

It is worth noting that OpenAI president and co-founder Greg Brockman has also decided to step down as chairman of the board of directors, but he will remain with the company for a transition period.

Brockman was one of six board members who fired Altman. Currently, OpenAI’s board of directors also includes OpenAI chief scientist Ilya Sutskov, independent director Quora CEO Adam D’Angelo, technology entrepreneur Tasha McCauley, and Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technologies. Helen Toner.

Regarding his resignation from OpenAI, Sam Altman also quickly posted a response on the social media platform Most of all, I love that I have worked with so many talented people. I will have more to say about my next steps later.

Regarding this matter, Microsoft, the financial backer that has invested billions of dollars in OpenAI, stated that the partnership will not be affected.

Recently, some media revealed a statement from Ultraman's little-known sister, Ultraman Annie, in which she claimed that she had suffered various forms of severe abuse from Ultraman Sam (her brother) throughout her life. The same goes for Jack Altman, but to a lesser extent), which includes sexual, physical, emotional, verbal, financial, drug, and psychological abuse. It is reported that some commentators on Hacker News, one of the well-known foreign social media distribution channels, said that a post about Anne’s claim that her brother Sam sexually assaulted her when she was 4 years old was repeatedly deleted.

According to previous reports, OpenAI is currently negotiating to sell existing employee shares at a valuation of US$86 billion, but OpenAI has not yet determined a distribution plan, and its terms may still change.

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