Sam Altman will return as CEO of ChatGPT developer OpenAI. About it reported on the company’s Twitter page.
The company said in a statement that it had “reached an agreement in principle” to return Altman to the post of CEO.
Altman wrote that everything he did in the last few days was aimed at preserving this team and its mission.
OpenAI will also change the composition of its board of directors, which fired Altman on November 17. The company’s directors felt that Altman was not always forthcoming with them in his communications. “The board no longer has confidence in his ability to continue to lead OpenAI,” the statement said.
As stated in OpenAI, the original composition of the board of directors will be restored, it will be headed by Bret Taylor.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wrote on the social network X that the corporation approves of Altman’s return, is “encouraged by the changes in the OpenAI board of directors” and looks forward to “developing a strong partnership” with the company.
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After Altman was fired, it became known that he was going to work for Microsoft. There he was to lead a research group in the field of artificial intelligence. Greg Brockman and several developers also decided to move to Microsoft.
The American company OpenAI is engaged in technologies based on machine learning. It was created in 2015 by several businessmen, including Elon Musk (resigned from the directors in 2018) and Sam Altman.