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Include These CTO Skills
- At least a Bachelor’s degree in information technology or a related field
- 15 years of IT experience
- 7 years of IT management experience
- Leadership skills
- Negotiation skills
- Strategic vision
- Presentation skills
- Conflict management skills
- Decision making skills
The Chief Technology Officer sample cover letter below highlights some of these skills and qualifications.
Dear Mr. Gragg,
I am writing to schedule an interview for the position of Chief Technology Officer. I have 20 years of IT experience and 7 years experience as a Senior IT executive for Rise Technologies. I think my IT acumen and leadership skills make me a great candidate for your organization.
My professional experience includes 20 years of working every job in the IT department before serving 7 years as Chief Technology Officer at Timestamp Technologies. I think the skills I’ve acquired through this experience make me a perfect candidate to lead the technology department of Torpedo Technologies.
Below are my most relevant skills and accomplishments:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Duke University
Created and Executed strategic vision for IT department of Timestamp Technologies
Cut IT expenses by 7% through vendor re-negotiation
Presented keynote speech at ITCon on data management in 2015
Led IT department of 27 employees
Recruited and retained top IT employees from competitors
I pride myself on my leadership ability and strategic vision. I take the leadership aspect of my role quite seriously, and I think this is why I’d be a great fit at Torpedo Technologies. If you would like to schedule an interview, then please contact me at your earliest convenience.
Glenn B. Burford