That is how OpenAI fired its CEO, Sam Altman.
Former OpenAI president and chair Greg Brockman’s post on X tells his model of the occasions that pushed Sam Altman out of OpenAI (Altman reshared the submit, and put up a message that at this time “has been sorta like studying your individual eulogy whilst you’re nonetheless alive”).
In response to Brockman, OpenAI Chief Scientist and board member Ilya Sutskever texted Altman on Thursday evening asking to speak at midday on Friday (November seventeenth). At midday, on a Google Meet name with Sutskever, in addition to non-employee board members Adam D’Angelo, Tasha McCauley, and Helen Toner, “Ilya advised Sam he was being fired and that the information was going out very quickly.”
Inside minutes, Sutskever invited Brockman to a Google Meet name the place he was knowledgeable of his elimination from the board “…and that Sam had been fired. Across the identical time, OpenAI published a blog post.”