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Microsoft CEO Nadella has spoken with Sam Altman to secure his return to OpenAI on Monday

via:IT之家     time:2023/11/19 17:01:37     readed:144

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IT House news on November 19, according to X blogger DeItaone, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said he had spoken with Sam Altman,Make sure Altman is back at OpenAI on Monday

According to Bloomberg, according to people familiar with the matter, OpenAI investors are pressuring the board,To reverse its decision to fire Altman as CEO and remove him as a director

Some investors, including Thrive Capital, are in talks with Microsoft, OpenAI's largest shareholder, to reinstate Altman as CEO, according to people familiar with the matter. He spoke on condition of anonymity because the negotiations are not public.

Thrive is expected to lead an employee stock tender offer, but has not yet remitted funds and has made it clear to OpenAI thatAltman's departure will affect its operations. Thrive, the largest investor in OpenAI outside of Microsoft, is working to reinstate Altman and President Greg Brockman.

People familiar with the matter said that Microsoft CEO Nadella has been in touch with Altman,And promised to support him in whatever move he took next

The general context of the IT House dismissal event:

According to Greg Brockman, former OpenAI president and co-founder

  • Last night (Thursday night local time)Sam received a text message from chief scientist Ilya Sutskever asking to talk at noon on Friday.Sam attended a Google Meet meeting where the entire board was there, except for Greg. Elijah told Sam that he was going to be fired, and the news would come out soon.

  • (local time, the same below) 12:19 noonGreg receives a text message from Elijah asking for a quick call back.

  • 12:23 PMElijah sent the Google Meet link. Greg was told,He will be removed from the board (but he is vital to the company and will retain his position), while Sam has been fired. Around the same time, OpenAI published a blog post.

  • The management team soon realized this, and with the exception of interim CEO Mira Murati,She found out the night before

Beijing time on November 18, early public news

  • On Friday, OpenAI announced that Sam Altman would step down as CEO and leave its board of directors,He was succeeded by technical chief Mira Murati, effective immediately.

  • The OpenAI board said in a blog post that after a "deliberative review process," it concluded that Altman had not been consistently candid in his communications with the board, impeding the board's ability to carry out its duties. "The Board no longer has confidence in his ability to continue leading OpenAI.

  • Altman's X post: "I've loved my time at OpenAI, it's been revolutionary for me and hopefully for the world. Most of all, I love working with these talented people. I'll have more details to say later."

Beijing time on November 19, the media reported news

  • Sam Altman told investors that hePlans to launch a new AI venture. Greg Brockman is expected to join the venture, which is still under development and the exact nature of the venture is unclear.

  • The OpenAI board is in discussions with Altman about returning to the CEO role. He is "ambivalent" about returning and wants major changes in governance.

  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has spoken with Altman,Make sure it's back at OpenAI on Monday

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