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Altman and Zaslav fly to Sun Valley for ‘summer camp for millionaires’

Sun Valley, Idaho – OpenAI mainstay Sam Altman and Warner Bros. Discovery boss David Zaslav said on Tuesday that dozens of the country’s leading players had flown into the resort ahead of Allen & Co.’s annual “summer camp for billionaires.” joined.

On a hot, sunny Idaho summer’s day, Altman, casually dressed in a T-shirt and blue slacks, walks with a group of journalists before entering a off-limits ski lodge for this week’s spectacular festival, which begins Wednesday. stopped for a moment to chat. .

The 63-year-old executive tasked with fixing CNN’s ratings problems, dressed in a head-to-toe jeans ensemble, chatted briefly with Hollywood producer Brian Grazer outside the lodge.

First sighting of some of the world’s most powerful technology, media and business leaders heralds days of seminars, conferences and behind-the-scenes hard-selling that helped establish Sun Valley’s reputation as a hotbed of deal-making be.

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman told the media on Tuesday.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook makes a peace sign in Sun Valley on a muggy day or orders two bottles of water.
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SalesForce CEO Marc Benioff has a western flair in his cowboy hat.
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Paramount Global Chairman Shari Redstone is sporting a summery outfit and a big smile after arriving in Sun Valley.
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Disney boss Bob Iger wears a casual style of shorts and a T-shirt.
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Sun Valley Lodge, Idaho.
Some of America’s biggest movers and change-makers are huddled at Sun Valley Lodge this week for Allen & Co.’s annual Millionaire Summer Camp.
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Other notable figures arriving at the major “Flyinday” include Apple CEO Tim Cook, Paramount Global chairman Shari Redstone, marketing giant Casey Wasserman, and a shorts-wearing Disney It included President Bob Iger and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, who had blended into the Western environment through sports. cowboy hat.

By evening, more than 140 commercial and commercial flights had landed at Friedman Memorial Airport, according to one employee, and only about 10 planes would have arrived in a normal day of air traffic. rice field.

The annual Billionaire Shindig is the busiest week of the year for the region.

“Christmas is second only to Christmas,” an employee told the Post. “It’s all about meetings.”

At the nearby car rental desk, most of the cars were already booked for the week by out-of-towners.

Given the difficult economic conditions that have hit many tech and media companies this year, it remains to be seen whether this year’s conference will live up to Sunvalley’s operational and trading reputation. Altman and Zaslav fly to Sun Valley for ‘summer camp for millionaires’

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