Europe following US as number of global CDOs doubles

May 13, 2014: “The role of chief digital officer is beginning to take off in Europe, while salaries of CDOs working outside of public sector and non-profit organisations are ranging from $250,000 to $750,000.

That is according to updated research from the CDO Club, which said that the number of worldwide CDOs in 2013 doubled to nearly 500. It forecasted “conservatively” that the number of global chief digital officers would double again to 1,000 by the end of 2014. Most chief digital officers are operating in the media, advertising and publishing industries, the study found.”