Sam Altman’s surprising and sudden dismissal left a void in the administration’s management. OpenAI. The board chose entrepreneur and investor instead Emmett Cutting as creator’s new interim CEO ChatGPT. Who is it about? What will you do with the company?

Shear is particularly known for founding the globally popular live video platform Twitch. video game. He created this page with two other young investors in 2011. Michael Seibel And Kyle Vogtand sold it to Amazon three years later for $970 million. Shear took over the leadership of the company as CEO (a position he held until last March) and oversaw the company’s meteoric rise to a global phenomenon.

Interestingly, Shear became a partner in 2011. Y JoinerThe startup accelerator that promoted Airbnb or Reddit and which Altman headed from 2014 to 2019.

What will you do with OpenAI?

Shear now leads one of the leading companies in the emerging artificial intelligence (AI) industry. “The stability and success of OpenAI is too important to let turbulence disrupt it like this,” he said in a message.

The new CEO also wants to “develop the management and leadership team (…) into an effective force to deliver results for our customers.” “I will drive changes in the organization, including intense pressure for significant changes in governance if necessary,” he added.

Shear has publicly supported “slowing down” AI to ensure it is safe, and believes there is a 5% to 50% chance it will become an existential risk to humanity. His position is therefore in line with a vision of ‘disaster’, which, contrary to Altman’s theses, is better suited to capitalizing on the success of ChatGPT to encourage the launch of products based on this technology.