|The office programmer and engineer, who 10 years ago was given an office-slash-closet, is now a prized resource whose workplace preferences are represented by a chief technology officer. The CTO helps choose the office location, interior design, and the overall corporate image
that the space projects, Jack explains. Usually, tech and young
startup companies want to be near mass transit and don't insist on a
building with tight security. If someone can work all day wearing head
phones and walking on treadmill, all the better.