Chief Technology Officer

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1. The Chief Technology Officer or CTO is responsible for providing knowledge and direction with respect to technologies available to drive the organization’s mission, protecting the organization’s intellectual property and ensuring the organization is prepared for the next phases of technological development.

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)


2. A CTO may be charged with managing an organization's infrastructure, he may be an idea man, he may be a visionary and operations manager, or he may be an innovation chief. Or, just as often, he may be some combination of the four.
Source: (Collin Wood, 2016)

3. A Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is the individual within an organization who oversees current technology and creates relevant policy. A CTO should have the business knowledge necessary to align technology-related decisions with the organization's goals.
Source: (Rouse, 2013)