Investing.com– OpenAI’s interim CEO, Mira Murati, intends to rehire her recently ousted predecessor Sam Altman, as well as ex-President Greg Brockman, Bloomberg reported on Monday citing people familiar with the matter.
Murati and OpenAI executives were still negotiating over the matter, and it was unclear in what capacity Altman and Brockman will be rehired, the report said.
The move comes as other media reports showed Altman meeting with OpenAI’s board over the weekend, after he was unexpectedly ousted as the firm’s CEO on Friday. Murati replaced Altman on an interim capacity, with the board seeking new leadership.
Altman had also posted a picture of himself wearing an OpenAI visitors badge on the social media network X, stating that it would be the “first and last time” he would wear the badge.
Reuters had earlier reported that Altman was considering a potential return to OpenAI after his abrupt exit, and was also considering the launch of his own artificial intelligence venture.
His ouster had come as a shock to current and former employees at the AI giant, with former president and co-founder Brockman having announced his departure from…
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