The term "chief innovation officer" was first coined and described in the 1998 book Fourth Generation R&D. Organizations with a CINO/CTIO are practicing part of the fourth generation of innovation theory and practice to emerge since 1900. Successful chief innovation officers focus on delivering on the key principles behind innovation - leadership, creating networks, harnessing VOC/HOC in idea development, leveraging the right incentives, and building/running an effective, transparent, and efficient innovation process.
The CSO is a consultative role; part leader and part doer, with the responsibility of ensuring that execution of the strategy supports the strategy elements. This unique background takes a multitude of different operating experiences, and must include being both a creative thinker and influential collaborator. CSOs are often executives who have worn many hats at a variety of companies or agencies before taking on the responsibilities and tasks that come with the job title.
A compliance officer is an employee of a company who helps that company maintain policies and and procedures to remain within an industry's regulatory framework. The duties of a compliance officer may include reviewing and setting standards for outside communications by requiring disclaimers in emails or examining facilities to ensure they are accessible and safe. Compliance officers may also design or update internal policies to mitigate the risk of the company breaking laws and regulations, and lead internal audits of procedures.
A chief financial officer (CFO) is the senior executive responsible for managing the financial actions of a company. The CFO's duties include tracking cash flow and financial planning as well as analyzing the company's financial strengths and weaknesses and proposing corrective actions. The CFO is similar to a treasurer or controller because he is responsible for managing the finance and accounting divisions and for ensuring that the company’s financial reports are accurate and completed in a timely manner.
The chief operating officer (COO) – also often known as the chief operations officer or operations director – is tasked with the day-to-day administration and operation of the business. Typically, the COO reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and is considered second in command. In some corporations, the COO is also known as the Executive Vice President of Operations.
An exploratory 30 minutes conversation with the candidate to find out more about your project and to find out synergy. Applicable to all the professionals listed on VOX.
Equivalent to week of work spread over a month, to help your project succeed. Schedule up to 40 "1-hour time slots" within 30 days.
The perfect arrangement for startups that are looking for targetted work in a specific area. Schedule up to 30 "1-hour time slots" within 30 days.
Ideal for startups that require generic advise, expecially before important deadlines. Schedule up to 20 "1-hour time slots" within 30 days.