- Altman is credited with almost singlehandedly convincing Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to commit $10 billion to the company and leading the company’s tender offer transactions this year that fueled a nearly three-fold valuation bump from $29 billion to over $80 billion.
- He successfully recruited from Google, Microsoft and other established tech giants with surer pay packages, promising to let them in on the ground floor of a world-altering technology.
- In a post on X, he said on November 17 of OpenAI, “I loved working with such talented people. Will have more to say about what’s next later”.
- “At some point when the model can do like the equivalent output of a whole company, and then a whole country and then the whole world,” such rules would be helpful, he said.