Microsoft poaches Google DeepMind co-founder, one of the brightest stars in the AI firmament

'Microsoft has hired Mustafa Suleyman, the co-founder of Google’s DeepMind and chief executive of artificial intelligence start-up Inflection, to launch a division of Microsoft bringing together consumer-facing products like Copilot, Bing, Edge and GenAI under one team called Microsoft AI.

Suleyman is a serial tech entrepreneur, a New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling author of ‘The Coming Wave: Technology, Power, and the Twenty-first Century’s Greatest Dilemma’, and Senior Fellow at The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School working on the geostrategic challenges of future AI systems.

He will report to Satya Nadella