OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, made the decision to terminate its CEO, Sam Altman, and remove co-founder Greg Brockman from the board during a hastily arranged Google Meet call. Greg Brockman expressed his shock and sadness on his official X (formerly Twitter) account, stating that they were still trying to understand the events. According to Brockman, the board, excluding him, informed Altman of his termination during the call.\r\n\r\nREAD: How Mark Cuban\u2019s $225K Investment Catapulted This Black-Owned Wine Label to Nationwide Fame in Less Than a Year\r\n\r\nBrockman shared the sequence of events, mentioning that he received a text from Ilya Sutskever, another co-founder and board member, requesting a quick call. Shortly after, a Google Meet link was sent, and Brockman learned of his removal from the board while retaining his role within the company. Simultaneously, OpenAI published a blog post on the matter. Brockman mentioned that, to their knowledge, the management team was informed shortly afterward.\r\nOpenAI\r\nDespite the unexpected turn of events, Brockman expressed gratitude for the "outpouring of support" and assured that they would be fine, hinting at "greater things coming soon." Sam Altman also shared his perspective on X, describing the day as a "weird experience" and expressing appreciation for the overwhelming support.\r\n\r\nThe board of directors of Microsoft-backed OpenAI released an official statement on Altman's departure, citing a lack of consistent candor in his communications with the board as the reason. The statement highlighted this hindrance to the board's ability to fulfill its responsibilities, leading to a loss of confidence in Altman's leadership. Altman, known for the tech sensation ChatGPT, faced acclaim for the AI chatbot's ability to generate human-like content rapidly.\r\n\r\nIt remains to be seen how OpenAI will navigate this leadership transition and what developments lie ahead for the company.