OpenAI co-founder Ilya Sutskever departs

By Thomson Reuters May 14, 2024 | 6:17 PM

(Reuters) -OpenAI co-founder Ilya Sutskever said on Tuesday he is leaving the ChatGPT maker.

“After almost a decade, I have made the decision to leave OpenAI,” he said in a post on X.

Sam Altman, CEO of the Microsoft-backed company said Jakub Pachocki will be the company’s new chief scientist.

Pachocki has previously served as OpenAI’s director of research and led the development of GPT-4 and OpenAI Five.

“OpenAI would not be what it is without him,” Altman said, referring to Sutskever.

(Reporting by Akanksha Khushi in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)