This article explores the importance of tech leaders in a successful digital transformation. It posits that, in order for businesses to navigate the complexities and challenges associated with digital transformation, they must ensure their tech leaders possess the requisite skills to navigate this quickly-changing landscape. The article argues that tech leaders must possess the ability to solve daily problems, cultivate strong relationships, demonstrate clarity and structure, and exhibit a thorough understanding of how technology influences organizational change and growth. Furthermore, tech leaders must continuously stay current on the latest technological innovations and trends to ensure the organization is "future-ready". Without tech leaders who can rise to these challenges, the article concludes that digital transformation projects may not reach their full potential.