Chief technology officer

The Chief Technical Officer or Chief Technology Officer ( CTO) to German Technical Director, Technical Director or Technical Director, is responsible for the technical development and research within a company.

He cared, optimizing and updating the technical facilities of a company. He relies to the requirements of the management of the technical infrastructure. Thus, the CTO establishes a connection between the users and the IT department. Its main task is to explore new technologies for their suitability and to integrate into the IT structure, where they constitute a valuable addition.

The originating from the American or Anglo-Saxon names sit down - due to globalization and internationalization - increasingly in the German-speaking by. This also marketing or image aspects are pursued.