Aruba Executive Search are executive headhunters and specialise in the recruitment for senior AI or Artificial Intelligence appointments for technology organisations.
Titles and scope of role vary from company where job titles could be chief AI officer, Vice-president (VP) – AI research, Chief Analytics Officer, Chief Data Officer.
So, who will make a good CAIO? This is a hard role to fill — balancing data science and technology skills with broader business change management experience, coupled with the broader team mix and the budget available and the key questions that the business faces.
The CAIO sets the AI strategy and roadmap and applies AI to help existing lines of business and create new products or lines of business. The CAIO leads innovation initiatives by keeping up with leading-edge AI technology developments and adapting existing AI tools to the organisation.
AI deployment often has a need for translation between data science teams and business stakeholders and companies should consider appointing a Chief AI Officer (CAIO) to set strategy, support technology choices, and drive roll-out.