Sam Altman

CEO & Co-Founder of OpenAI & President of Y Combinator

  • Former CEO of Reddit
  • Co-Founder of Loopt
  • Listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 List
  • Named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time Magazine
  • Included in the Time 100 Most Influential People in AI 2023

Sam Altman is well-regarded as the proud CEO and Co-Founder of OpenAI, alongside technology icon Elon Musk. With many years of professional industry experience behind him, he possesses the ability to shape the future of technology from how we know it today. Having also been selected to become the President of Y Combinator, Sam has showcased his mental and physical resilience throughout the industry as a successful entrepreneur. Named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time Magazine, Sam is admired by professionals globally. Now infiltrating the speaker circuit with his specialist technology insights, Sam is the perfect choice for events of all kinds.

An incredibly successful technology professional, Sam began his remarkable journey by studying Computer Science at Stanford University. Having gained the skills and knowledge he needed to create the career he dreamed of in only two years, he decided to take a break from education to become the Co-Founder of Loopt. Gaining popularity overnight, his location mobile app reached a valuation of $175 million before being sold to Green Dot in 2012. Continuing to advance upon his entrepreneurial career, Sam later established Hydrazine Capital with the help of successful venture capitalist Peter Theil.

A leading authority in his field, Sam secured the profound position of CEO of Reddit briefly before it was taken over in 2015. Transforming the world of technology throughout his illustrious career, he was selected to become the President of Y Contributor, a start-up business accelerator which has been famously used by large-scale organisations such as Airbnb, DoorDash, and Coinbase. Now the proud CEO and Co-Founder of OpenAI, Sam is a treasured technology specialist who is renowned for specialising in the continuously advancing topic of generative AI.

Named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, Sam Altman is now highly sought-after to attend speaking engagements internationally. A testament to his remarkable success throughout the technology industry, Sam gained the opportunity to share the stage with Apple’s CEO, Steve Jobs, in 2008 to present Loopt as one of the first apps uploaded onto the App Store at the WWDV. Admired for tailoring his keynote speeches to the audience in front of him, Sam Altman has become a must-see generative AI speaker for audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

At the forefront of generative AI as the CEO of OpenAI, Sam Altman’s profound contributions to AI have seen him officially inducted to the world’s top voted 20 keynote speakers on AI.

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