Salesforce moves to recruit unsettled OpenAI workers amid Altman departure

Salesforce is jumping at the opportunity to poach OpenAI employees as the customer relationship management company worries about the firing of co-founder and former CEO Sam Altman in recent days. The company aims to strengthen its customer relationship management company. artificial intelligence (AI) Department.

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff wrote in a post on X (formerly Twitter) that the company would match the salary and stock compensation of the OpenAI researcher who left the company in protest of Altman’s firing by the board of directors.

“Salesforce will immediately match OpenAI researchers who have submitted their resignations with full cash and stock to join the Salesforce Einstein Trusted AI research team, led by Silvio Savarese,” Benioff wrote. “Please send resumes directly to Einstein is the most successful enterprise AI platform, completing 1 trillion predictive and generative transactions this week.”

OPENAI employees revolt, threaten to resign unless board reinstates Altman and resigns

Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff said the company is prepared to match the salaries and stock compensation of OpenAI employees who left following Altman’s firing to strengthen its AI team. I posted that there is. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images/Getty Images)

OpenAI did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Salesforce’s proposal.

OpenAI employees revolted after it was announced Friday that Altman would be removed from his role at the conference. ChatGPT Manufacturer.

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Mr. Altman’s firing stemmed from what the company called a “breakdown in communication” between him and the board, which led to many employees leaving their seats and joining other companies, including Salesforce. There is a possibility of contact.

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Approximately 500 OpenAI employees have demanded that Sam Altman resign from the company’s board of directors and be reinstated as CEO following his firing. (Silas Stein/Photo Alliance via Getty Images/Getty Images)

More than 500 of the company’s roughly 770 employees signed a letter submitted to the board and obtained by FOX Business, threatening to follow Mr. Altman to Microsoft if their demands are not met.

“Your actions have demonstrated that you are incompetent to oversee OpenAI,” the letter said. “We cannot work for or with people who lack competence, judgment, and consideration for our mission and our people. We, the undersigned, are resigning from OpenAI and joining Sam Altman and… They may choose to join the newly announced Microsoft subsidiary run by Greg Brockman.”

He added, “Microsoft has assured us that this new subsidiary will have positions for all OpenAI employees if we choose to join.”


Meanwhile, OpenAI announced: emmet shearThe former Twitch co-founder and CEO will serve as the company’s interim CEO.