How important is developer experience to your org’s CIO and/or CTO? Are they prioritizing good DX?

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Director of IT, Self-employed
Ultimately, whether the CIO or CTO prioritizes DX depends on the organization's specific goals, industry, and culture. Some organizations may place a high emphasis on DX, recognizing its importance in achieving business objectives, while others may not prioritize it as highly. It's important for technology leaders to strike a balance between DX and other organizational priorities to achieve success.
Director of Engineering in Software, 10,001+ employees
Yes, developers experience and employee experience is very important to our executive team. It is said happy employee will have happy customers. All this is achieved via providing right tools, engagement and continous growth opportunities.
Director of Customer Engineering - APAC in Software, 201 - 500 employees
Medium. It depends on the background of the CIO/CTO. If they have a development background, generally they understand the need for a good DX. If not, then it can be hit and miss.
Chief Techical Officer in Software, 11 - 50 employees
For the CTO absolutely, if your Developers don't enjoy their work and working for the company, why would they stay?
Chair and Professor, Startup CTO in Education, 5,001 - 10,000 employees
It all depends. For companies that focus on software development, I believe it is more the responsibility of the CIO; while for engineering companies, it is the CTO. I believe we are doing both. 
Sr. Director of Engineering in Software, 51 - 200 employees
Good DX translates to better productivity and quality of software being produced. For any organisation working in industry of developing software heavily like us, it matters most and most of workforce are software developers and any iota increase in productivity translates to huge improvement in software development.

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Chief Technology Officer in Software, 51 - 200 employees
My personal experience. 

I usually get the feedback and go back with data driven analysis providing details to cross leaders to understand the context and make decision basis data and and not gut feeling. 
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