Advice for CEO for hiring a CTO

CTO responsibilities varies depend on the stage and size of the organization. If you’re looking to hire a CTO, think carefully about the skills and background you need.

  • Infrastructure Manager: Mainly used in traditional businesses where IT is in more of a support role.
  • Technology Visionary and Operations Manager: Often a co-founder of the business or one of the first hires.
  • External Facing Technologist: Typically found in established, more traditional software or hardware companies where interaction with key customers is a prominent activity.
  • Big Thinker: Usually found in companies where information technology isn’t critical to success and where having someone focus on opportunities in the horizon could be beneficial.

Published by Rizwan khan

Rizwan Khan – CTO | Tech Advisor | Team Builder | Process-Driven Tech Leader I Business Innovation Enthusiast

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