Definition of CTO in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /siːtiːˈəʊ/


A chief technology (or technical) officer, a senior executive with responsibility for managing the technological requirements of a company or other institution.
Example sentences
  • His technical genius and passion for solving hard problems makes him the ideal CTO.
  • If a start-up is yet to hire a CTO, the highest geek on that firm's food chain may be jockeying for the role.
  • The new hire will jointly report to the CTO and Head of Trading and will be expected to focus on providing improvements in automation processes through efficient software design.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: CTO

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.