For responsible computing, you need responsible CTOs

Rashik Parmar IBM Think 2021
Recently, the role of chief technology officers made a resurgence in several companies, especially those more involved in technology. A CTO is responsible for overseeing the tech and engineering departments, as well as looking toward the future to decide what features need to be implemented to prepare and adapt to a tech-heavy economy. Being a responsible and forward-thinking CTO is just as important as being a tech-savyy one if a company wants to succeed in the digitized climate, according to Rashik Parmar (pictured), IBM fellow and vice president of technology of EMEA at IBM. “They recognize that this journey is very complex and the pandemic has created tremendous challenges,” Parmar said. “The market dynamics mean that they’ve got to try and really be thoughtful in taking cost out and making sure they survive some of these...