The Hottest Topic of 2023: Bill Gates on AI Advising OpenAI and Microsoft

Exclusive: Bill Gates on advising OpenAI and Microsoft, and Why AI is ‘the hottest topic of 2023’

The Microsoft cofounder spoke to Forbes about the work he did with AI unicorn OpenAI, his time on Microsoft’s campus and AI’s impact on jobs, medicine and more.

Bill Gates will leave the board of Microsoft in 2020. He co-founded the tech giant in 1975. He says he spends 10% of his day at Microsoft’s Redmond headquarters in Washington, where he meets with the product teams. Artificial intelligence and its potential to change the way we work, as well as how Microsoft’s software can help us do so, were major topics of discussion during these sessions.