Sam Altman and Greg Brockman Join Microsoft Amidst OpenAI Developments
This development comes on the heels of a surprising shuffle at OpenAI, where Altman was unexpectedly removed as CEO, prompting the resignation of key personnel including Brockman.
Altman's dismissal was attributed to a loss of board confidence due to inconsistent communications, as stated in an OpenAI blog post.
Nadella, expressing enthusiasm for the new team, mentioned Microsoft's practice of fostering innovation within its acquisitions like GitHub, Mojang Studios, and LinkedIn.
He also acknowledged Emmett Shear, the new CEO of OpenAI, expressing interest in collaboration.
Altman, renowned for launching the groundbreaking ChatGPT, made headlines with his departure, which has caused a stir in the tech sector.
This news follows Microsoft's disclosure of creating an AI chip to train large language models, a strategic move to lessen reliance on Nvidia and cut costs.