Chief Information Officer


Definition: a Chief Information Officer is the most senior company executive responsible for the information strategy, information architecture, information technology and information processes within the firm.
The CIO role is sometimes used interchangeably with the role of Chief Technology Officer, although they differ slightly.
Depending on the size and type of the organization as well as other factors, the CIO typically (but not necessarily) reports to the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer or to the Chief Operating Officer.


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