We are still devoted to working with OpenAI, and we are confident in our ability to innovate with the products we unveiled at Microsoft Ignite as well as our commitment to supporting our clients and partners. We are eager to meet Emmett.
November 20, 2023, Satya Nadella ( @satyanadelle )
Just after it was suggested that Altman might rejoin OpenAI after his abrupt firing on Friday, the appointment was made public. Prior to that, OpenAI employees, many of whom shared their hearts on social media, showed their support for Altman.
However, in a somewhat unexpected turn of events, negotiations between the parties broke down, and OpenAI later announced that Altman ( and co-founder Greg Brockman ) would not be returning. Emmett Shear, a co-founder of Twitch, was chosen to serve as the company’s new CEO.