March 1, 2024

OpenAI to rehire Sam Altman as CEO with new initial board members

OpenAI says it has reached an agreement in principle for Sam Altman to return as CEO, with a new board including Bret Taylor as chairman, Larry Summers, and Adam D’Angelo.

Just two days after Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella hired former OpenAI CEO Sam Altman to lead a new advanced AI research team, OpenAI backtracked on its decision to let go t

On Nov. 22, OpenAI announced a new agreement that would see the return of Altman as the company CEO. The company confirmed this decision through an official tweet.

According to OpenAI, the company and Altman “are collaborating to figure out the details.” Sam Altman reciprocated his willingness to join OpenAI by retweeting the onboarding announcement with a ‘heart’ emoji.

Disclaimer: This article is being updated with new information.