Sam Altman’s abrupt removal from OpenAI sparked speculation about the board's competence and motives.
The lack of specific reasons for Altman's removal led to mixed opinions on the board's capability.
Sam Altman was reinstated as CEO, and a new board with Bret Taylor as chair was announced.
Let's have a look at the board members who were removed.
She's a Georgetown University researcher and director, with prior AI policy work at Open Philanthropy.
She joined the board in 2018. Previously, she was the CEO of GeoSim Systems, specialising in city modelling.
Although he played a crucial part in establishing OpenAI, his support for the board's stance against Altman resulted in his dismissal.