Sam Altman, the current CEO of OpenAI, has made a surprising move and joined Microsoft to lead an AI project following his ouster from the startup.
Altman is putting his AI experience to good use and is now part of Microsoft’s AI research team. He is slated to lead a new project aimed at utilizing AI to further the company’s mission of being a source of innovative, cutting-edge technology. The project is said to include developing new algorithms and creating new user experience designs.
Altman’s expertise in the AI industry will help Microsoft stay competitive, as well as allow Microsoft to take advantage of his vision and insight of the future of the AI industry. The project will require his engineering and machine learning savvy, which Altman is known for.
Altman is a prominent figure in the AI industry, previously co-founding OpenAI in 2015 and leading the company till recently. OpenAI focuses on using artificial intelligence to advance the world and help its inhabitants.
Altman gained fame for his work in OpenAI, where he was involved with the development of OpenAI Gym, a platform that enables reinforcement-learning applications. OpenAI’s previous successes are sure to be a successful factor for the new project Altman will be heading.
His knowledge and experience with AI technology will help Microsoft reach its goal of rudimentary human-level AI and strive towards bringing the general public and businesses closer to the power of AI.
Altman’s immense experience and knowledge of AI, in conjunction with Microsoft’s dedication and innovation to reach the bounds of the technology, makes them a formidable team. Microsoft is sure to benefit from his contributing to the increased development and ambitions of the AI research projects, and make strides to reach the power of widespread AI.