CTO vs Head of Engineering

What is the difference between CTO and Head of Engineering / VP of Technology at a 30–100 people company?

Preface

30,000-foot view

CTO is responsible for vision and communication

Head of Engineering is first and foremost a people champion

Peer Relationship

When to split CTO and Head of Engineering into 2 roles?

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Founder, engineer interested in JavaScript, PostgreSQL and DevOps. Follow me on Twitter for outbursts about startups & engineering. https://twitter.com/kuizinas

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Gajus Kuizinas

Founder, engineer interested in JavaScript, PostgreSQL and DevOps. Follow me on Twitter for outbursts about startups & engineering. https://twitter.com/kuizinas