Is there a leadership position that would be non-technical for someone in Engineering that would provide value beyond expectations?


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VP of IT in Software, 5,001 - 10,000 employees
For the most part, yes, there would be leadership positions for a non-technical person - project management is a key part of the delivery for engineering projects which does require less technical skills. 
CTO in Education, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
Usually most Engineers doesn't like to step into management roles, giving up experience and development and technical practices is like a death certificate to some.
on the other hand, an Engineer in management role without leadership skills or management experience will mostly struggle and fail, therefore in my opinion I would say yes - a non-tech leadership position in Engineering with the right knowledge and tools will definitely provide great value.
IT Director and Software Producer in Software, 11 - 50 employees
Honestly, are there really any completely non-technical postitions these days? Like some of the other responses, of course there are non-Engineering positions on an Engineering team, but they're all still "technical" (e.g. PM).
IT Director in Education, 11 - 50 employees
The classic stereotype of the successful engineer who lacks social skills just does not work any more. Engineers collaborate more than ever before and especially with remote situations it's just not easy to sit quietly in the corner and plug away. That being said I see a great need for management over engineers to connect departments and bridge divisions especially where customers are involved.

Project management would be another area where leadership might come from non-technical individuals but who can help motivate and provide value to engineering departments.
CIO in Finance (non-banking), 10,001+ employees
Certainly - project management, process analyst, business analyst, sales support
CIO in Education, 201 - 500 employees
I don’t know many engineers that are itching to get into exec leadership but person-dependent the CIO role doesn’t need to be deeply technical. Need to know enough to call bs, be excellent at strategy, garnering buyin and execution/COMPLETION.
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CIO in Education, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
Agree with the other postings I've seen here. Chief of Staff, PMO/Portfolio director, perhaps even CIO in some instances comes to mind.
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Chief Technology Officer in Finance (non-banking), 1,001 - 5,000 employees
Are there really not any leadership roles that do not require the ability to understand and appreciate the value of technology to maintain the competitive advantage of an organization?  Unless technology is defined as someone really coding or creating architecture design patterns.  
Fractional CIO in Software, 2 - 10 employees
All management positions require the ability to think through a problem and recognize potential solutions.  Engineers are trained to do this while mostly looking at engineering problems.  There is no reason these same skills cannot be transferred to any management position.
Senior Director, Information Technology in Software, 1,001 - 5,000 employees
Project management or program management leadership roles are good Engineering career paths for non-technical individuals.   

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