1. What is the CTO Mission? The Mission for the CTO can be summarized across three axes: 1.1. Fiduciary for Long-Term Technical Strategy: The CTO must effectively hold, develop, articulate, and continually evolve the company’s strategic technical direction. The CTO is responsible for utilizing the appropriate technology in highly-competitive environment. The CTO balances between business and technology to formulate strategy and vision for the entire company. 1.2. Technical Evangelist The CTO must inspire commitment to the employees towards the long-term vision of the company The CTO must be a trusted advisor who is able to gain loyalty and credibility of customers, partners and professional community 1.