Top Software Development Executive establishes and directs the strategic long term goals, policies and procedures for an organization's software development program. Oversees the development, release, and maintenance of software applications in accordance with business needs. Being a Top Software Development Executive may require a bachelor's degree or Master's degree. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Additionally, Top Software Development Executive typically reports to a top management. Responsible for the development of functional or business unit strategy for the entire organization. Defines corporate vision and strategy establishes company direction and focus. Executes multiple high impact initiatives to achieve overall corporate goals.