Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has announced the hiring of OpenAI’s Sam Altman and other members of his team, just a few days after firing the co-founder. “Sam Altman and Greg Brockman, along with colleagues, will join Microsoft to lead a new advanced artificial intelligence research team,” Nadella said in a post on X, formerly Twitter.
The merger between Microsoft and OpenAI is expected to bring significant advancements in the field of AI, as both companies have a wealth of knowledge and expertise to contribute. The team will focus on developing cutting-edge AI technologies that can help solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.
Altman has a proven track record in the field of AI, having co-founded OpenAI in 2015 and served as its CEO until 2018. He has also worked on several other successful AI projects, including AlphaGo, an AI program that defeated the world champion in the game of Go.
Brockman is another member of the team who has made significant contributions to the field of AI. He has worked on several projects related to deep learning and natural language processing, and has published several papers in top-tier scientific journals.
With their expertise in AI and their commitment to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems, this new team at Microsoft is sure to make a significant impact in the field.