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The role as a design leader

The role as a design leader

The task of the chief design officer (CDO) is often less defined than other established C-suit positions.

The position provides the opportunity to create unmatched value. However, it also presents unique challenges, such as the ability to switch between analytical and creative, design and business, empathetic and directive.

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