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Strategic CIO Technology Leadership

Successful banks and credit unions require effective technology leaders who can deliver value from an ever-changing technology landscape.  These executives are expected to be business leaders and technology visionaries with execution expertise.  Effective CIOs and CTOs deliver immediate business value to the organization while transforming its capabilities.  These skills are uncommon, which is why good technology leadership is difficult to acquire.


Many banks and credit unions recognize their need for technology leadership, but they are not sure where to start. Sometimes they are not sure if they’re ready for the long, expensive process of hiring a permanent CIO/CTO.  If this resonates with you, we provide effective alternatives.  Teremark can fulfill your technology leadership needs for as long as you need, on your terms.


Teremark’s CIOs and CTOs deliver the following while operating as your senior technology leader:


  • Creating Business Value – Ensuring that technology operates as an effective, strategic enabler for the business.

  • Enabling Business Change – Proactively improving business process efficiencies for back-office, customer experience, and product acquisition / servicing.

  • Optimizing IT Investments – Managing vendors and technology budgets while delivering system modernization.

  • Transforming IT Capabilities – Driving innovation through formal programs to ensure IT delivers competitive business value.

Our technology leaders operate as a dedicated member of your senior executive team and deliver value by leading all aspects of an effective technology organization:

  • Alignment of Business & IT Strategy

  • Strategic Innovation Programs

  • Digital Transformation

  • Enterprise Architecture (Processes & Design)

  • Strategic & Tactical Roadmaps

  • Enterprise Application & System Selection

  • IT Due Diligence / M&A Support

  • IT Financial Management

  • Executive Mentoring & Guidance

  • Operational Effectiveness

  • Cybersecurity Assessment, Architecture, and Operations

  • IT Metrics & Performance Optimization

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Service Engagement Options

The optimal model for strategic leadership is to have the CIO/CTO engaged on a full-time basis via a retainer.

  • Onsite Engagement – Usually delivered in a full-time, mid- to long-term role as CIO or CTO for periods of 6 months or longer.


Benefits of Teremark Strategic CIO/CTO Leadership

  • You get a full-time, experienced CIO/CTO leader without the expense and commitment of a permanent hire.

  • We operate as a member of your executive team and manage all aspects of your technology operation.

  • We align technology and business strategy to maximize the value of your technology investments.

  • We will help you source candidates if you decide you want to hire a permanent CIO/CTO.

  • We’ll stay for as long as you need us.

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