In the world of technology and entrepreneurship, you can hear about many of the characters that changed the course of the world and had a great imprint in the history of technology, even its future, and what it is today.
When talking about artificial intelligence, we cannot lose sight of the name of Sam Altman, who excelled in the field of investments and entrepreneurship; From paid and even charitable works, as it contributed to the emergence of many companies and research centers, the most famous of which was the Opin AI. What is the story of this man, and why is it considered one of the characters that changed the path of technology in the world, and what is his relationship with Open AI?
Who is Sam Altman?
He is an American businessman born in Chicago. He was born on April 22, 1985, and is famous for being the president of Wi -Combinitor, from 2014 to 2019, in addition to being the CEO of Oben AI starting from 2019.
Altman was born in an educated family, his mother is a dermatologist. As for his father, it was a real estate broker. He has four siblings and is the oldest son of them. Sam enrolled in a private school in the city of “Ladu ‘in the state of Missouri, where he grew up.
At the age of eight, he got his first computer, Apple Macintosh, and from here began his educational and professional career. He also joined Stanford University to study computer science, but after two years he left it and did not obtain any certificate of it.
The beginning of Sam Altman’s professional life was 19 years old, as he participated in establishing the social networking application based on the site, which is called Loubet in 2005, and behind this he got nearly 30 million dollars.
In 2011, Sam Altman joined the Way Combinitur company, which provides support to startups, but he did not devote themselves completely to work. After a short period in 2014, he was appointed head of the company, which made him fully responsible for the company’s management.
Hydrazine Capital Company
Altamman participated with Ryan Cohen after that in establishing an investment capital company, Hiderazne Capital registered in 2012, as well as a financial investment company that serves 6 states. This company is located in California and invests in many areas, including education, institutions programs, consumer networks, and many others.
Financial Support Fund and Way Combinitor Research Laboratory
In 2015, Altamman announced the WiC Countyte Financial Support Fund, which is a $ 700 million stock fund, and seeks to support companies that joined Way Combinitor in terms of money or technical consultations or even providing strategic guidance.
Altamman held the position of the company’s chairman, later moved to the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2019. Shortly before that, Altamman announced a non -profit research laboratory he called Way Combinitor Research, and then donated 10 million dollars to finance him.
In 2019, Altamman participated in the founding of Touls for Humanity, a company with security technology related to ratification and based on ophthalmology to prove identity.
His story with Oben AI
In 2015, Sam Altman participated with Elon Musk, the executive head of Tesla and a group of other capital owners; In the establishment of the Oben AI company, which started a non -profit and organized research center concerned with developing artificial intelligence.
The company began financing one billion dollars, and then because of the lack of resources, Oben II has established a profit company to fill the gaps and secure the necessary funding for the research center. The profitable part of Oben AI entered into a partnership with Microsoft, which amounted to one billion dollars by Microsoft, and the shares of Microsoft and the other financiers reached 49%, while the shares of Oben AI itself reached 49%.
The number of those who founded ONII6 people were: Sam Altman, Fitchch Zarimba, John Shulemann, Elia Sotskver, Greg Brockmann and Elon Musk. They were the ones who funded it alongside Peter Thil and the Amazon Web service, as well as Microsoft.
The company was the most prominent inventory of the Chat Chat GBT, which gave Altman and the company a wide popularity.
In 2023, the Oben AI Board of Directors has decided to dismiss Altman from the company as CEO, and so far the reasons for his dismissal are still unclear. Two days after his dismissal, Microsoft announced that Altman will join it.
But Altman was very loved by his employees at Oben AI. After two days or more of his removal by the Board of Directors, the company’s employees (about 700 out of 750) threatened that they would submit a collective resignation if Altamman no longer to the company. Shortly after that, the company announced that it would return Altman as executive director.
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Altman also took over the position of Redit’s CEO for eight days, after the resignation of its former CEO.
He also contributed to many charitable works. During the Kofid 19 pandemic, Altamman participated in establishing the Kovalins project, which aims to enhance clinical experiences to study and evaluate the efficiency of medical treatments. He did this in cooperation with the Clinical Experience Company, True Spark. He also obtained a doctorate in engineering from the University of Waterlo in 2017.
One of the 100 was chosen in the world in Time magazine, and one of the best executives in Forbes.
In the midst of the technology and innovation revolution that the world witnessed and is still continuing, the character of Sam Altman emerged as a brilliant and exceptional character that had a great impact on the pioneering and technological scene.