Microsoft, Salesforce, and Nvidia swoop in to hire OpenAI employees as walkout threats increase
OpenAI’s future remains uncertain as employees threaten a walkout over the firing of former CEO and co-founder Sam Altman.
OpenAI’s decision to fire CEO Sam Altman may have put the company’s future in jeopardy.
Reportedly, a lion’s share of its employees have threatened to walkout unless the ousting is reversed. Complicating matters further, a number of executives from big tech orgnanizations have offered jobs to employees considering leaving.
To my partners at OpenAI: We have seen your petition and appreciate your desire potentially to join Sam Altman at Microsoft’s new AI Research Lab. Know that if needed, you have a role at Microsoft that matches your compensation and advances our collective mission.— Kevin Scott (@kevin_scott) November 21, 2023
Salesforce will match any OpenAI researcher who has tendered their resignation full cash & equity OTE to immediately join our Salesforce Einstein Trusted AI research team under Silvio Savarese. Send me your cv directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Einstein is the most successful...