Role Profile

Role Profile: Product CTO

November 3rd, 2023
With contributors:
Matthew Guarini , Rachel Kwon , Elizabeth Cullen , Dan Purchia , Ian McPherson

Summary

Chief technology officers are central to aligning technology strategies to business outcomes, but their scope, approach, and value proposition depends on their focus and remit. As the role of the CTO has progressed, it has given rise to three distinct types of CTO: the product, the visionary, and the operations CTO. This report provides a job description and competencies for a product CTO.

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