Unseen No Longer, CTOs Help ‘Set the Vision’ for Buy-Side Firms

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Not long ago, the buy-side CTO or CIO role was an obliquely ancillary position—someone who investors rarely inquired about, and who was more likely to be found tinkering with IT equipment in a dark room than driving business strategy or facing due-diligence questions. Today, CTOs manage a very different—and in some ways, unexpected—set of responsibilities that will continue to evolve in the near future, say hedge fund and other buy-side managers who spoke during a panel hos