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.

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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.

How Microsoft CIO Jim DuBois changed the IT operating model

How Microsoft CIO Jim DuBois changed the IT operating model

Microsoft's CIO says he and his team think in terms of service offerings and end-to-end business processes, rather than projects and applications, and that helped the company adopt a new IT operating model.

New Year, new CIO appointments!

New Year, new CIO appointments!

Martha Heller shares her January 2016 list of IT executives who were recently promoted or hired into new CIO positions.

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