On November 18, OpenAI, the AI research and deployment company, announced the dismissal of CEO Sam Altman.

Sam Altman Out

Mira Murati Takes the Helm

In a surprising move, Mira Murati, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and a seasoned leader at OpenAI, stepped in as the interim CEO.

Altman's Exit

Sam Altman, co-founder and CEO, shared his thoughts on Twitter, expressing the unexpected nature of the experience.

Mira Murati: The New Face

Mira Murati, a 34-year-old mechanical engineer from Albania, took the reins as interim CEO. Her journey at OpenAI began in 2018, rising from Vice President of AI and partnerships to CTO in 2022. 

Murati's Background

With a background that includes internships at Goldman Sachs and work at Tesla on the Model X, Murati's trajectory at OpenAI has been marked by leadership roles in developing advanced chatbots like ChatGPT, DALL-E, and Codex.

OpenAI's Mission

Founded in 2015, OpenAI remains dedicated to ensuring artificial general intelligence benefits all. As Mira Murati takes charge, the company enters a new chapter with a focus on responsible AI development and deployment.