Martha Heller

President, Heller Search Associates

Martha and her team at Heller Search Associates specialize in recruiting CIOs, CTOs and other senior technology executives across multiple industries. Martha is the author of the book, The CIO Paradox: Battling the Contradictions of IT Leadership. Prior to founding Heller Search, Martha was Managing Director of the IT Leadership Practice at ZRG Partners, a global executive search firm. Before establishing her career in executive search, Martha was Founder and Managing Director of CIO magazine's CIO Executive Council, a professional organization for CIOs. She continues to engage with CIO audiences through her monthly column in CIO magazine, as author of CIO.com's Movers & Shakers blog, and as author of You and Your CIO, a blog on CFO.com. Martha has presented on the CIO career at numerous CIO magazine events, the CIO Executive Summit, MIT's emerging technology conference, SIM, the United Nations Forum on Women and Technology, and many academic executive programs. Martha is also on the judging panel for CIO's prestigious CIO 100 award.

From Service Provider to Growth Leader

New CIOs for the Summer

New CIOs for the Summer

Near-constant pace of new CIO appointments continues

The CIO Turned Digital Leader

The CIO Turned Digital Leader

Donagh Herlihy, EVP of Digital and CIO at Bloomin’ Brands on his blended leadership position

Q&A

Here's a CEO who sees the power of mobile apps

Stuart Thorn, the tech-savvy CEO of Southwire, an electrical wire and cable company, supports a social network for employees and mobile apps for customers

The Industrialist’s Dilemma

The Industrialist’s Dilemma

Interview with Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, on how traditional companies must transform for the digital era

Bringing the Outside In

Bringing the Outside In

Innovation makes the unlikeliest of bedfellows

Rebuilding Trust in IT

Rebuilding Trust in IT

Jay Ferro, CIO of American Cancer Society, on his four tenets of IT leadership

New CIOs Close Out Second Quarter

New CIOs Close Out Second Quarter

Volume of new CIO appointments continues to trend upward

How to Develop your IT High-Potentials

How to Develop your IT High-Potentials

Intel’s Kim Stevenson on the Five Attributes of IT Leadership

Is it Worth the Risk?

Is it Worth the Risk?

Stephen Gold discusses IT’s approach to “risk management” at CVS Health

How the car industry is becoming an information business
Q&A

How the car industry is becoming an information business

Information transparency will drive business change at Toyota Financial Services, says CFO Chris Ballinger.

CIO TV is Ready for Prime Time

CIO TV is Ready for Prime Time

Andrew Wilson, CIO of Accenture, discusses what it means to be a digital CIO

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