OpenAI is an AI research and development firm. Their goal is to assure that artificial general intelligence serves mankind as a whole.
The objective of OpenAI is to assure that artificial general intelligence (AGI)—that is, highly autonomous systems that outperform humans in the most economically valued work—benefits humanity as a whole.
OpenAI LP is governed by the OpenAI charity board, which includes employees Greg Brockman (Chairman & President), Ilya Sutskever (Chief Scientist), and Sam Altman (CEO), as well as non-employees Adam D’Angelo, Reid Hoffman, Will Hurd, Tasha McCauley, Helen Toner, and Shivon Zilis. OpenAI LP’s investors include Microsoft, Reid Hoffman’s charity foundation, and Khosla Ventures.