The OpenAI Saga: Lessons for the Future of Tech Governance

By Andrea Bonime-Blanc


AI Technology Oversight Directorship Magazine

For five days in November, technology observers had real-time, front row seats via social media and news media to something unique: the very public and dramatic unraveling and re-raveling of Silicon Valley darling OpenAI. OpenAI, the creator of a wildly successful large language model (LLM) generative artificial intelligence tool called ChatGPT, suffered a short but very public, humiliating governance meltdown, the effects of which are still unfolding and will continue to have medium- and longer-term implications for OpenAI and for the greater tech ecosystem...

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Andrea Bonime-Blanc
Andrea Bonime-Blanc is founder and CEO of GEC Risk Advisory. An NACD 2022 Directorship 100 honoree, she is a global governance, risk, ethics, and cyber strategist, author of multiple books, and a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations.


This article is from the Spring 2024 issue of Directorship.