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Sam Altman, Co-Founder Of OpenAI, Joins Microsoft

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Sam Altman, co-founder of OpenAI, the company that created ChatGPT, has been included in Microsoft. He will provide leadership to the company's new advanced AI research team. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gave this information on 20 November 2023.

  • According to other information, apart from Altman, former OpenAI President Greg Brockman and some other employees of Microsoft will also join.
  • According to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, 'We are committed to our partnership with OpenAI. Emmett is looking forward to getting to know and working with Shear and the new team at OpenAI. Sam and Greg will join Microsoft to lead a new advanced AI research team with their colleagues.

Emmett Shear becomes interim CEO of OpenAI:

  • Former Twitch CEO Emmett Shear will take over as interim CEO at OpenAI.
  • After the removal of Altman, this responsibility was given to Mira Murati, but now she has also been removed from this post. On the night of 19 November 2023, an internal memo was issued to the company staff regarding this.
  • Mira Murati was born in Albania and studied in Canada. 34-year-old Murati is a mechanical engineer.
  • Muratti built a hybrid racecar while an undergraduate at Dartmouth College. During his school years, he interned at Goldman Sachs.
  • She joined OpenAI in 2018 after working at Tesla. She played a crucial role in the development of the Tesla Model X. She worked at Tesla as a Senior Product Manager for three years. This is what inspired him to go into the AI field.
  • She assumed the role of Vice President of Applied AI and Partnerships at OpenAI. During that period, the company operated as a non-profit organization. It later restructured itself as a for-profit company to raise funds and develop AI products.
  • Mira Murati has also been involved in the development of revolutionary products such as ChatGPT and DALL-E. Last year he was made the Chief Technology Officer.

Emmett Shear is the co-founder of the video streaming platform Twitch:

  • Emmett Shear, born in 1983, is an American computer scientist, having graduated from Yale University in 2005.
  • Shear created the live video streaming platform Twitch in 2003 and became CEO of the company in August 2011.
  • In the year 2014, Amazon bought Twitch for about Rs 8 thousand crores.
  • Emmett Shear resigned as CEO in March 2023.
  • Altman was abruptly fired on 17 November 2023. After this the board of Open AI had to face a lot of opposition.
  • Some of the company's investors and other employees were pressuring the board for Altman's return. The largest investor in Open AI is Microsoft.

OpenAI is the company that created ChatGPT:

  • The seven co-founders of OpenAI are-
  • Sam Altman: Entrepreneur. Prior to joining OpenAI, he served as the President of Y-Combinator, a startup funding group, and later took on the role of CEO at OpenAI.
  • Ilya Setskever: Chief Scientist of OpenAI.
  • Greg Brockman: President of OpenAI.
  • Wojciech Zoremba: He leads the Codex and LanguageWatch research teams at OpenAI.
  • Elon Musk: Has invested in OpenAI.
  • John Shulman: AI research scientist.
  • Andrej Karpathy: Research Scientist.
  • Sam Altman's role is most important in all this, because he is the one who designed this research. It was Sam Altman who decided how this research related to AI would be done and what would be produced.


Answer:- Sam Altman, co-founder of OpenAI, the company that created ChatGPT, has been included in Microsoft.

Answer:- ChatGPT has been created by OpenAI.

Answer:- Emmett Shear has been appointed interim CEO of OpenAI.

Answer:- Mira Muratti had been appointed as interim CEO at OpenAI after the removal of Altman;
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