Why are there so many microsoft "CTOs" on linkedin?

Microsoft / Eng cholical
Nov 2 16 Comments

If you search microsoft cto, there's a ton of people claiming to be the cto of microsoft. Not even cto of a business unit, just cto at microsoft


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TOP 16 Comments
  • LeanTaaS ♥️data
    The Kevin Scott. Everyone else fakers.
    Nov 2 0
  • Microsoft xIdC37
    Because titles are meaningless
    Nov 2 1
    • E*Trade / Finance cbEV72
      Tell it to satya. Fake titles are meaningless. Real ones mean money
      Nov 2
  • Microsoft C-Gang
    Every business unit has a CTO. In services every domain has a cto. Though these are all business it roles not the tech savvy roles. Someone above said it right. Titles aint mean shit at Msft. Even regular titles in sales and services like specialists (what a low baller), csa ( lol at Architect name in the end), PFEs ( seriously engineers!?.. i would say advisors/experts), consultants ( yeah a consultant and MCS has the same image). I can go on and on..but who cares. In the end its what you do makes it imp ;)
    Nov 2 3
    • Microsoft / Eng cholical
      I see your point but if someome is a cto of a business unit, say that. Dont say cto of microsoft. It only takes a google search to prove theyre wrong. Just really cringey in my opinion.
      Nov 2
    • Microsoft C-Gang
      I agree in linked in.. they should atleast mention that in the profile if not on the title
      Nov 2
    • PointClickCare MinatoBest
      C-gang leader here! Come to mannat my boi
      Nov 2
  • eBay / Eng

    eBay Eng

    Maybe a glitch. I once put on my resume that I worked for the “world leader of” some tech niche product (and they are). So when I applied to eBay they picked out world leader as my job title and recommended some very high up management jobs.
    Nov 2 2
    • Cornerstone Eyescream
      So, I see you are working at eBay. CTO/CFO ?
      Nov 2
    • Travelport / Eng buttnpushr
      Nov 2
  • LinkedIn myJohns
    Chief Toilet Officer
    Nov 3 0
  • Chief Talking Officer
    Nov 2 0
  • I think it’s a sales title. Customers love talking to people who sound important
    Nov 2 0
  • Microsoft / Eng cholical
    Brb, changing my linkedin to be CTO of the specific feature of the specific product i work on at Microsoft
    Nov 2 0
  • Amazon ahole
    I used to rule the world... meaning I was techlead of myself!
    Nov 2 0
  • Microsoft iamletired
    CTO got autocorrected to "bro microsoft" and there are over 12k results. Lot of bros at microsoft.
    Nov 2 0


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