On Sunday, a person familiar with the board stood by the board’s statement citing Altman’s lack of candor. In addition to OpenAI, Altman recently hatched plans for two new business endeavors. With his firing from OpenAI, Altman quickly got the upper hand in terms of public messaging. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella began working with Altman that evening on his next steps, people familiar with Altman said. The board had been working to fill those empty seats for months, though the process stalled, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Source: Wall Street Journal November 20, 2023 08:56 UTC