Sam Altman Not Returning as CEO of OpenAI; Emmett Shear to Be Interim CEO

Updated Nov. 20, 2023 12:42 am ET

SAN FRANCISCO— Sam Altman’s bid to return to OpenAI after being ousted Friday faltered late Sunday, because the board that fired him opted to not comply with proposed phrases of his reinstatement.

Emmett Shear, former CEO of Twitch, was named interim CEO, in line with individuals with data of the matter.

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