AI, Big data, Automation,
I actually love this debate and I understand the arguments against creating a c-level position for an AI leader in your company.
IT should be all under one roof
AI is a tool/ product /programming approach. Why that and not a chief of REST, blockchain, data or automation?
You couldn't draw organizational lines that make sense with the CIO
There are plenty of other ones and many do point out legitimate areas of concern that would need to be addressed. But as I said in my CIO.com op-ed, I think the strategic impact of AI warrants the work.
Michael Zammuto is the CEO of Completed.com and Cloud Commerce and a strategic adviser to several startups. Mike's background is in SaaS services, B2C sites and B2B firms and has worked extensively in online reputation, digital marketing and branding.