23 Nov 2023

Sam Altman back as CEO of OpenAI days after being fired

From Morning Report, 6:50 am on 23 November 2023

Generative AI is the extraordinary new technology at the heart of chatbots like ChatGPT.

It works by predicting what's likely to come next. But even ChatGPT is unlikely to have predicted the recent chaos at the top of one of the sector's leading companies, OpenAI.

Just days after he was unexpectedly fired by the board, the founder, Sam Altman, is back as CEO.

Colleagues had stood in solidarity with Altman, signing a letter calling on the board to reverse its decision.

Wedbush Securities senior equity analyst Dan Ives spoke to Corin Dann.