Why Sam Altman’s exit from OpenAI is ‘good news’ for Google and other competitors – Times of India

After a three-day drama in St OpenAI, which saw three CEOs in three days, there's some more bad news. The company dismissed the general director Sam Altman But he was later pressured to reinstate him at the helm. However, the negotiations failed and soon after Satya NadellaAltman is joining the Windows maker to lead a new advanced artificial intelligence research group, Microsoft's CEO said. Now that Altman is gone, other employees are reportedly finding their way out of the company.
According to a report by The Information, OpenAI competitors such as Cohere and Adept have tried to hire employees from the ChatGPT maker. The report also quoted people with direct knowledge Google DeepMind Received a surge of new resumes from OpenAI workers.
Mass exodus from OpenAI
The publication previously reported that OpenAI investors also expect a mass exodus of talent at the company. Shortly after Altman's ouster, the co-founder and former president of the company Greg Brockman announced that “based on today's news, I have resigned.” According to reports, three leaders of OpenAI have left.
Reports also stated that Altman was looking to start a new venture and many of those who resigned were willing to join Altman in his new venture. Many investors also welcomed Altman's new venture.
Altman, Brockman join Microsoft
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced via a post on X that both Altman and Brockman have joined the company to lead the AI ​​research group.
“… We are very excited to share the news that Sam Altman and Greg Brockman will be joining Microsoft with their colleagues to lead a new Advanced Artificial Intelligence research group. We look forward to moving quickly to provide them with the resources they need to succeed,” he said in the post.
He also said that the partnership with OpenAI will continue as is.
“We remain committed to our partnership with OpenAI and confident in our product roadmap, our ability to continue to innovate on everything we announced at Microsoft Ignite, and to continue to support our customers and partners.” We look forward to meeting and working with Emmett Shear and the new OAI leadership team,” added Nadella.