A Chief Information Officer (CIO) is an executive with overall responsibility for IT strategy and systems within an organisation.
Typically CIOs delegate the day-to-day operations of IT to an IT Manager and focus on strategy, business productivity and alignment from technology.
Also known as: Chief Technology Officer (erroneously)
The following are recommended qualifications for this role:
A relevant IT-related Degree plus significant industry experience
See What to study for more information.
The following professional certification is recommended for those practicing in this role:
Chartered IT Professional NZ (CITPNZ) (More info at IT Professionals NZ)
These industry certifications may be helpful for this role: