Chief Digital Officer - CDO - Top Data Security Position
CSOs are now migrating to be CDOs as Security is now major operational objective of executive management
The Chief Digital Officer (CDO) helps a company drive growth by converting traditional "analog" businesses to digital ones and over sees operations in the rapidly changing digital sectors like mobile applications, social media and related applications, virtual goods, as well as web-based information management and marketing. The IT job description provides a focus on Digital Marketing and Social Media Marketing.
In a review of compensation for security positions, the CDO position is now the top-level position. In our analysis, we found that a number of CSOs have migrated to the new title.
The CDO is not only a digital expert but also a seasoned general manager. As the role is transformational, the individual is responsible for the adoption of digital technologies across the entire business. As with most senior executive titles, the responsibilities are set by the organization's board of directors or other authority, depending on the organization's legal structure. The CDO is responsible for digital consumer experiences across the entire enterprise and its operations.