Tech billionaire Elon Musk is leaving the board of OpenAI, the nonprofit research group he co-founded with Y Combinator president Sam Altman to study the ethics and safety of artificial intelligence. The move was announced in a short blog post, explaining that Musk is leaving in order to avoid a conflict of interest between OpenAI’s work and the machine learning research done by Telsa to develop autonomous driving.
Name: Elon Musk
Continent: North America
Company: AI safety group
Position: Board Member
Announcement Date: February 20, 2018, 11:00pm
Resignation Date: February 20, 2018, 11:00pm