Technical Industries and Technical Leaders in General

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Definition of Technical Leaders:
People who lead organizations and/or teams in highly specialized technical fields, such as Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Finance.

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* 1. Do you think technical organizations need to have technical leaders?

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* 2. Why/why not?