The CTO Role in 2013

Posted on February 5, 2013. Filed under: CIO, Interviews, Recruiting, Resumes, Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

toon907The role of CTO has changed over the years. As a result, companies are looking for different skill sets today compared with 15 or 20 years ago when recruiting a new CTO.
Join us to discuss this topic in our next Tech Career Forum twitter chat on Wednesday 2/6 at 3pm Eastern by using the hashtag #TCFchat.

Here are the discussion points:

1) What is the role of the CTO today, and how is it different from 20 years ago?

2) What skill sets are companies and recruiters looking for in a CTO?

3) How much emphasis should a CTO candidate place on technology? On business leadership?

4) Are there any qualifications that can really help to differentiate a CTO candidate in today’s market?

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One thing companies need to start addressing is “cloud” back up and Bringing Your Own Device policies. Many are just behind the times and experiencing issues… Things that need to be considered are – Is there written policy in place? Consider potential costs you may bear in order to make your gadget work compatible. If Employment is severed, then what? What is your personal liability?

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