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The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is the enterprise IT talent scout, identifying products and services that will tie into the business strategy. The CTO also oversees how technology operates across business units, integrating company processes with the appropriate technologies. The Chief Technology Officer is also responsible for all aspects of developing and implementing technology initiatives within the organization. This individual maintains existing enterprise systems, while providing direction in all technology-related issues in support of information operations and core company values.
Lead the execution of technology strategy for technology platforms, partnerships, and external relationships.
Build and manage a top-flight technology team and oversee research and development, as well as project management.
Provide visible leadership for the company within the technology community.
Anticipate and react to major technology changes to ensure the maintenance of company leadership in the competitive landscape.
Establish technical standards and ensure adherence to them for product development and company operations.
Collaborate across functional areas to define, prioritize, and ensure implementation of specific innovations to improve technical functionality in support of business needs, efficiencies, and revenue
Assist in the due diligence phase of company acquisitions. Ensure integration of acquired assets.
Anticipate, plan and budget to address major technology issues especially associated with production and delivery of publishing product.
Control projects accountable to customers, both internal and external to the company.
Demonstrated ability to interpret technology and market trends as a foundation for technology and product roadmaps.
At least 15 years in engineering, with 7 in an executive-level position
BS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science required, MBA preferred.