Definition of C-Suite Pet Project

A special project that is sponsored by a person on the company's executive team, such as the CFO, CTO, or CIO. This project may not have clear business value, which is why it is considered a 'pet project.'

Example: The employee was working on a project to add social sharing to the company's product. This was a c-suite pet project, and not part of the company's main goals for the year.

Variations: special project, CEO pet project, CTO pet project, CIO pet project

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