Ilya Sutskever

  • 15 May 2024

On 14th May 2024, OpenAI's co-founder and chief scientist Ilya Sutskever posted on X that he is leaving the company, marking a significant shift in the landscape of artificial intelligence.

  • Sutskever's departure leaves a notable gap in OpenAI, acknowledged by CEO Sam Altman as pivotal to the company's success.
  • Jakub Pachocki assumes the role of chief scientist, known for leading projects like GPT-4 and OpenAI Five.
  • His exit coincides with the announcement of GPT-4o, indicating a strategic transition for OpenAI.
  • ChatGPT's rapid rise in popularity faces challenges, with traffic fluctuating over the past year.