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Google will investigate what led to AI researcher’s exit, CEO says

Sundar Pichai apologizes for how Timnit Gebru’s departure ‘seeded doubts’ at Google

The CEO of Google has apologized for how a prominent artificial intelligence researcher’s abrupt departure last week has “seeded doubts” in the company.

Sundar Pichai told Google employees in a Wednesday memo, obtained by Axios, that the tech company was beginning a review of the circumstances leading up to Timnit Gebru’s exit last week, and how Google could have “led a more respectful process”.

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