According to the British Financial Times,artificial intelligenceOn the 20th, 700 of the 770 employees of the company OpenAI signed a petition demanding that all members of the board of directors step down, otherwise they would immediately follow in the footsteps of former CEO Sam Altman and jump ship.Microsoft(Microsoft).
Hundreds of employees signed a letter saying that the board of directors’ sudden dismissal of Altman on the 17th “harms employees and the company’s mission.” He also clearly stated that he had received job offers from new departments of Microsoft and requested that “all board members resign immediately. And appoint two new independent directors”, otherwise there would be a trend.
OpenAI’s board of directors fired Altman without warning on the 17th. Within hours, Chairman Greg Brockman resigned. Later, it was reported that under pressure from investors led by Microsoft, the board of directors was seeking to bring Altman back. The condition proposed by Altman was to remove the board of directors until top management announced on the 20th that Emmett Shear, co-founder of game live broadcasting platform Twitch, would serve as interim CEO. Altman’s return to the company was decidedly crippling.
Reuters also reported that sources revealed that due to Ultraman’s sudden “banishment”, someinvestPeople are worried that their money will be wasted and are seeking legal advice. They do not rule out filing a lawsuit against OpenAI.
On the other hand, Microsoft unexpectedly announced on the 20th that it will recruit Altman and Brockman to join the new artificial intelligence research team. Altman also expressed hope that OpenAI can continue to work and collaborate with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Nadella) ensures the future of OpenAI is strong.
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In fact, Bloomberg News reported that OpenAI’s major investors, including Thrive Capital, Khosla Ventures and Tiger Global Management, have still left no stone unturned in bringing Ultraman back to the company.
According to people familiar with the matter, Microsoft may also be willing to let Altman and Brockman return to OpenAI, provided that the board of directors is replaced and the corporate governance model is changed to ensure that there is no forced abortion. The incident will not happen again.
Nadella said in an exclusive interview with Bloomberg News on the 20th: “No matter where Ultraman is, there is a cooperative relationship between him and Microsoft.”
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