Google DeepMind co-founder joins Microsoft as CEO of its new AI division

Google DeepMind co-founder, Mustafa Suleyman, joins Microsoft to lead its new AI division, overseeing consumer products like Copilot, Bing, and Edge. Suleyman, now CEO of Microsoft’s AI team, brings expertise from his tenure at DeepMind, acquired by Google in 2014.

Despite past controversies leading to his leave from DeepMind, Suleyman’s vision aligns with Microsoft’s AI mission. Microsoft reaffirms commitments to partnerships with OpenAI and Mistral, while pushing forward with AI integration in Windows and Surface devices. Suleyman’s appointment signals Microsoft’s ambition to pioneer AI advancements accessible to all users.