What is a chief analytics officer? The exec who turns data into decisions

A chief analytics officer leads an organization’s data analytics strategy, driving data-related business changes in an effort to transform your company into a more analytics-driven one.

The chief analytics officer (CAO) heads up a company’s data analytics operations, transforming data into business value, and drives data-related business change. The role is often viewed as interchangeable with that of the chief data officer. For Gartner’s recent report on “The State of the Office of the ‘Chief Data Officer,’” the company surveyed 180 chief data officers and chief analytics officers, making no distinction between the titles.

Author: Minda Zetlin


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