Martha Heller

President, Heller Search Associates

Martha Heller is President of Heller Search Associates, an IT executive recruiting firm specializing in CIO, CTO and senior technology roles across all industries, and she is the author of two books on IT leadership: The CIO Paradox: Battling the Contradictions of IT Leadership and Be the Business: CIOs in the New Era of IT, coming out this fall. In 2004 she founded the CIO Executive Council and she continues to engage with the IT leadership community as author of the Movers & Shakers blog on CIO.com, as a highly sought public speaker, and in her widely-read e-newsletter, The Heller Report: You and Your CIO Career.

New CIO appointments, spring 2016 edition

CDM Smith CIO on how tech can transform construction

CDM Smith CIO on how tech can transform construction

The CIO of construction company CDM Smith says his industry badly needs a transformation, and he believes technology will play a key role. Here's how.

6 tips to help IT execs write remarkable resumes

6 tips to help IT execs write remarkable resumes

CIO recruiter Martha Heller shares advice from the trenches on how IT executives can create effective resumes and avoid common mistakes.

Why it's time for CIOs to invest in machine learning

Why it's time for CIOs to invest in machine learning

Elsevier CTO Dan Olley believes investments in machine learning improve customer outcomes, and he explains how CIOs can get started with the technology.

Five more job interview tips from an IT executive recruiter

Five more job interview tips from an IT executive recruiter

Hard-won advice on how to prepare for and manage your next job interview.

New CIO appointments, April 2016 edition

New CIO appointments, April 2016 edition

These IT executives were all recently appointed or promoted to new CIO jobs.

GE's Jim Fowler on the CIO role in the digital industrial economy

GE's Jim Fowler on the CIO role in the digital industrial economy

In this in-depth Q&A, Jim Fowler, GE CIO, discusses the future of digital and IT — and tells it like it is.

Magna CIO on creating IT value in a decentralized company

Magna CIO on creating IT value in a decentralized company

Paul Bellack, vice president of global IT and CIO of Magna International, discusses how he's rebuilding IT at the $35 billion company, one step at a time.

3 patterns of successful IT leaders

3 patterns of successful IT leaders

Deloitte Consulting Principal Karen Mazer shares new technology leadership insights from the organization's CIO program.

New CIO appointments, February 2016 edition

New CIO appointments, February 2016 edition

LyondellBasell, Progressive Insurance, and Caesars Entertainment are among the many companies that recently appointed new CIOs.

The IT budget is also the company's budget

The IT budget is also the company's budget

How Eric Slavinsky, CIO of PPL, consolidated the company's governance structure and strengthened the $11.5 billion electric utility.

How Freddie Mac brought shadow business apps into the light

How Freddie Mac brought shadow business apps into the light

Rob Lux, CIO of Freddie Mac, discusses the company's approach to supporting 'end-user computing' applications, or EUCs.

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