Defining roles: CTO and/or VP Engineering

When technical titles get overloaded

Sanford Dickert
Feb 12, 2014 · 6 min read

Over the years, I have experienced the confusion of title/role mismatch — especially when a founder/recruiter is on the hunt for their “technical guy” and they call me. Depending on the company’s age/recruiter’s experience/founder’s battle scars, the person usually creates a job title that often misrepresents their needs and…