I'm excited to be live from AWS re:Invent 2023 in Las Vegas. This year's event is packed with announcements about the leading-edge of cloud computing and the hot topic of the year, generative AI.
News Analysis: Sam Altman's Steve Job's Moment And Satya Nadella Just Saved His Microsoft Stock Price
Sam Altman just faced his Steve Jobs moment when the OpenAI board fired him on Friday.
The balance between too much governance and not enough innovation was the challenge OpenAI faced. This was a very immature board with members who had never built companies, never moved from ideology to commercialization, nor had any pragmatic board experience.
\With artificial intelligence (AI) projects all the rage, organizations must make a strategic determination to create a new CxO role at least at a functional level if not at a title level.. This decision should not be made lightly, however. Although the chief AI officer (CAIO) role is critical to an organization’s success, the level of collaboration across business, IT, finance and operations, HR, and legal risk and compliance requires an unprecedented level of cooperation and orchestration. Boards will also want to consider AI at the same level as CyberSecurity.
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