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CEO(1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. As information technology became a vital part of an organization's infrastructure, several "chief" positions were formed for IT executives in the latter part of the 20th century, including chief information officer, chief technology officer and chief privacy officer (see CIO, CTO and CPO).
(2) (Comprehensive Electronic Office) Office software from Data General introduced in 1981. It included word processing, email, spreadsheets, business graphics and desktop accessories.
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