Sudden incident last Fridayartificial intelligenceSam Altman, who was fired by developer OpenAI, posted a photo of himself wearing a visitor pass on the social platform X and showing up at the OpenAI office 48 hours later. He said, “This is the first and last time I will wear this pass.”
The reason why Ultraman returned to OpenAI after being kicked out is still unclear. OpenAI’s senior management, several venture capital investors and major investorsMicrosoftEfforts are underway to bring him back, but the effort has led to an impasse over the board’s lineup and future role.
Altman could resume his duties as soon as Sunday, according to people familiar with the matter. He is open to reinstatement, but would like to see a change in governance, including the resignation of current board members. He also sought a declaration that he had committed no wrongdoing. Media reports and speculation suggest that former OpenAI president Greg Brockman, who resigned in protest just hours after Altman was fired on Friday, will also return to the company.
According to people familiar with the matter, “people involved in the negotiations said it should end today. Altman and co-founder Brockman have the advantage of employees andinvestPeople’s support”
After Ultraman’s dismissal sparked a public outcry, the board of directors initially agreed in principle to resign, but have so far refused to formally resign. Candidates for new directors are still being reviewed. Microsoft is considering taking a seat on OpenAI’s board of directors or as a non-voting board observer.
Last Friday, OpenAI’s board of directors, led by chief scientist Ilya Sutskever, fired Altman and removed him from the board, launching a “reinstatement movement” that includes interim CEO Mira Muratti, chief strategy officer Jason Kwon, and chief operating officer Brad Lightcap included. Internally, key leaders of OpenAI urged the board to resign and bring back Altman.
In November last year, ChatGPT became an instant hit. Ataman, 38, became famous overnight and was dubbed the “Father of ChatGPT”. During his tenure as CEO, he promoted OpenAI into one of the most important artificial intelligence companies in the world.
Unexpectedly, on the 17th, Ultraman was fired without warning. Within hours, President Brockman immediately resigned, leading to a tsunami of high-level personnel. Additionally, a group of senior researchers also resigned on the same day. Unexpectedly, within a day, it was reported that the company’s board of directors, under pressure from investors led by Microsoft, was seeking to bring Altman back. People familiar with the matter revealed that Altman had “mixed feelings”.
Sources also reported that Altman and Brockman mentioned to friends that they were in discussions with investors to establish another new startup.
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