Definition of CTO in English:

CTO

noun

  • 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.’

Pronunciation

CTO

/siːtiːˈəʊ/