Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI, has been fired by the company. On Friday, November 17, 2023, the OpenAI Board said that they had no more confidence in his ability to handle the firm.
The Board of OpenAI stated in their blog that Altman’s departure follows a thorough review process by the board, stating that he was not consistently transparent in his communication, hindering the board’s ability to fulfill its responsibilities, and they have no longer faith in him.
In no time, the company appointed Mira Murati, the Chief Technology Officer of the company, on an interim basis and said in a statement that they are grateful for Sam’s contributions to the growth and founding of OpenAI. At the same time, they also believed that new leadership was important as they moved forward.
Who is Sam Altman?
Sam Altman was born on April 22, 1985, and presently he is 38 years old. He grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. He was admitted to a private school in Ladue, Missouri, John Burroughs School.
He was admitted to Stanford University to pursue his graduation degree in computer science, but in 2005, one year later, he dropped out of the university. In 2005, at the age of 19, he co-founded the social networking mobile app Loopt.
He started his career as an entrepreneur at the young age of 19, and he became the CEO, co-founder, and investor in various apps like Loopt, Reddit, Y Combinator, Worldcoin, and OpenAI.
Sam Altman’s Family
Sam Altman was born into a Jewish family; his mother was a dermatologist, and his father is no longer alive. He also has a brother, Jack Altman, and a sister, Annie Altman.
It was reported that Sam is gay and has dated Nick Sivo, Loopt co-founder, for nine years. However, they broke up in 2012. Sam is currently dating Oliver Mulherin, an Australian software engineer. They both lived together in Altman’s house in California.
Sam Altman’s Career
Sam Altman joined as the CEO and co-founder of OpenAI in 2020 and introduced ChatGPT in 2022. OpenAI was founded by Altman, Greg Brockman, Microsoft, Elon Musk, Infosys, Amazon, Peter Thiel, and many more.
Sam Altman launched ChatGPT on November 30, 2022, which is an artificial intelligence chatbot that enables users to refine and street a conversation with desired lengths, styles, languages, and more. SamAltman’s ChatGPT is now widely used by people and is doing exceptionally well.
Sam Altman FAQs
A. Sam Altman is 38 years old.
A. Sam Altman and Greg Brockman are the founders of OpenAI.
A. Presently, Sam Altman does not have any kids.
A. Sam Altman is married to Oliver Mulherin.