Now's Your Chance To Nominate A Tech Czar

With almost every major Team Obama appointment announced or rumored, the technology minded among us are wondering about the so-called Tech Czar position. The White House CTO, if you will. But is there even to be such a position? Our understanding is that the topic is still far from resolved within the transition team, with questions aplenty: Will the job be powerful Cabinet-level post, or more of a cheerleading job? Will it require legislation to extend the CTO’s reach? For that matter, what, exactly, is the job description? How can it be defined so as not to overlap too much with the Office of Science and Technology chief? Still a matter of internal debate, we’re told.

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