GG News Bureau
NEW YORK, 20th Nov. According to media reports on Sunday the investors pushes OpenAI board to reinstate Sam Altman as CEO and he will likely ask for changes in the ways the company is being run.
The report claimed that some of the investors, including Thrive Global, are in talks with Microsoft, the largest shareholder in OpenAI.
People familiar with the overtures made to Altman said that he too is willing to return provided board members who sacked him step down.
A decision in this regard has not been made yet and the situation continues to remain fluid.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella backed the appointment of Mira Murati as interim chief, said to be in touch with Altman. Nadella, the report claimed, was blindsided by the board’s decision.
The board of ChatGPT-maker OpenAI sacked Sam Altman as CEO of the company. The decision came as a surprise to both Altman and the investors.
The board said in a statement that it has lost confidence that Altman can lead the company and alleged he was not being consistently candid with his conversations with the board members.
Altman and co-founder Greg Brockman stepped down in protest, said that he was fired over a Google Meet call.
The report said that if Altman returns he will likely ask for changes in the ways the company is being run.
If he doesn’t return, he may start his own venture with Brockman and other former staffers of OpenAI.