Is It Time To Get A Chief Automation Officer | UiPath

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The C-suite continues to grow, as companies appoint senior executives to oversee various aspects of the business.


In the technology area alone, a number of C-level executives have joined established positions such as the chief information officer (CIO) and chief technology officer (CTO) in recent years. These include chief compliance officer, chief analytics officer, chief data officer, chief experience officer, chief IT architect, chief knowledge officer, chief privacy officer, chief risk officer, and chief process and innovation officer.


Another of the newer members of the suite is the chief automation officer (CAO), the executives responsible for overseeing the deployment, management, and maintenance of IT process automation.

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