Latest Global News | OpenAI Employees Threaten to Quit Unless Board Resigns After Sam Altman Was Fired as CEO

Updated Nov. 21, 2023 8:10 am ET

Top investors were still pushing to reinstate Sam Altman to his CEO role at OpenAI as the future of the artificial-intelligence company remained in jeopardy.

The talks continued Monday as much of OpenAI’s staff threatened to quit if the board didn’t restore Altman to power, according to a person familiar with the matter. Meanwhile, OpenAI’s rivals were making public overtures to any disgruntled employees at the startup company behind the viral chatbot ChatGPT.

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