One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A chief technology (or technical) officer, a senior executive with responsibility for managing the technological requirements of a company or other institution.
- ‘He held the same role at Walt Disney and was also CTO at General Motors.’
- ‘This is a quote from the then CTO of British Telecom, responsible for their FTTN rollout.’
- ‘How do a CEO and CTO get along?’
- ‘The CTO is overseeing a quick modernization of T-Mobile's network before the mobile operator starts rolling out its LTE pipeline next year.’
- ‘His technical genius and passion for solving hard problems makes him the ideal CTO.’
- ‘Today's CTO must keep those timeless priorities in mind when selecting technology with high-quality user experiences.’
- ‘If a start-up is yet to hire a CTO, the highest geek on that firm's food chain may be jockeying for the role.’
- ‘The equity partners are all experienced technical types - data experts, CTOs and chief scientists - currently or formerly at tech giants like VMware and Facebook.’
- ‘The CTO's office works closely with the chief strategy office to provide technological assessment and direction.’
- ‘The new hire will jointly report to the CTO and Head of Trading and will be expected to focus on providing improvements in automation processes through efficient software design.’
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