November 18, 2023Business Desk

OpenAI fires Sam Altman as its CEO

OpenAI co-founder Sam Altman has been sacked as CEO of OpenAI, and Greg Brockman, another co-founder, was ousted from the board.

Source: YouTube

Altman was informed of termination via a Google Meet, excluding Brockman. The decision was quickly followed by Brockman's removal, communicated separately.

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Brockman resigned shortly after learning about his removal from the board and Altman's termination. He expresses pride in their achievements but quits based on the day's news.

Source: Twitter

Mira Murati, OpenAI's Chief Technology Officer, was appointed interim CEO. The board initiates a formal search for a permanent CEO.

Source: Linkedin

The sudden changes trigger support from the tech community. Altman and Brockman express gratitude for the outpouring of support.

Source: Twitter