Category: Sam Altman

Meet newly minted billionaire Sam Altman, the OpenAI CEO who learned to code at 8

Sam Altman is well known in the startup scene in Silicon Valley. Courtesy of Sam Altman Forbes just declared OpenAI CEO Sam Altman a billionaire.  Before OpenAI, he was well-known in Silicon Valley as president of startup accelerator Y-Combinator. Here’s how the serial entrepreneur got his start — and ended up helming the most-watched AI company. Sam Altman, 38, has been added to Forbes’ billionaires…

Sam Altman is trying to convince Hollywood that Sora won’t destroy the movie business

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images Sam Altman’s looking to win over movie studios with Sora, OpenAI’s new video-generating tool. He recently held a series of meetings with Hollywood executives, the Financial Times reported.  Some studios appear receptive to using the tool in production. Sam Altman seems to be trying to convince Hollywood executives that his latest AI tool won’t destroy the…

Elon Musk and Sam Altman founded OpenAI together, but are now at odds in a lawsuit. Here’s the history of...

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and Elon Musk Getty Elon Musk helped found OpenAI, but he has frequently criticized it in recent years and is now suing. OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has called Musk a “jerk” but said the Tesla CEO “really does care” about AI risks. Here’s a history of Musk and Altman’s working relationship. Elon Musk and Sam Altman lead rival AI firms and…