Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, whose company deals with artificial intelligence technologies and created ChatGPT, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on 8th June 2023 to discussed various aspects of AI including the need for global regulation.
What is OpenAI?
OpenAI is an American artificial intelligence research laboratory, consisting of the non-profit OpenAI Incorporated and its for-profit subsidiary OpenAI Limited Partnership. OpenAI conducts AI research with the stated intention of promoting and developing friendly AI.
CEO of OpenAI
Samuel Harris Altman is an American entrepreneur, investor, and programmer. He was the co-founder of Loopt and is the current CEO of OpenAI. He was the president of Y Combinator and was briefly the CEO of Reddit.
History of OpenAI
OpenAI was founded in 2015 by Ilya Sutskever, Greg Brockman, Trevor Blackwell, Vicki Cheung, Andrej Karpathy, Durk Kingma, Jessica Livingston, John Schulman, Pamela Vagata, and Wojciech Zaremba, with Sam Altman and Elon Musk as initial board members. Microsoft provided OpenAI LP with $1 billion investment in 2019 and $10 billion in 2023. OpenAI was created out of existential concerns about the inattention of its founders and the potential for devastation from misuse of general-purpose AI.
OpenAI chief sees 50% chance that artificial intelligence will take over many tasks from humans by 2035 (news) However, he added, this does not mean that artificial general intelligence has not yet been achieved. Altman estimates that its emergence is unlikely to be a binary moment.
MCQ for Competitive Exams
Qns : Who is the CEO of OpenAI?
(A) Vicki Cheung
(B) John Schulman
(C) Greg Brockman
(D) Sam Altman
Ans : (D) Sam Altman