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 CIO to CEO

CIO Appointments to Kick Off the Fourth Quarter of 2014

CIO Appointments to Kick Off the Fourth Quarter of 2014

United Airlines, AT&T and AIG Announce New IT Leadership

Flywheels, Crowdsourcing, and a New Office of the CTO

Flywheels, Crowdsourcing, and a New Office of the CTO

John Marcante, CIO and Managing Director of Vanguard, on communication IT strategy and driving innovation

Q&A

CEO Says Big Data Drives Towing Business Forward

Technology has turned the towing business into an information business, according to Dave Ferrick, CEO of Agero.

Developing Blended Executives

Developing Blended Executives

John Marcante, CIO and Managing Director of Vanguard, takes a multi-faceted approach to leadership development

The CIO as VC

The CIO as VC

Clark Golestani, CIO of Merck, on an entrepreneurial approach to IT leadership

Big Companies, Big CIOs

Big Companies, Big CIOs

From IBM to HP to Deutsche Bank to AON, large companies are hiring new CIOs

Step Into the Digital Leadership Void

Step Into the Digital Leadership Void

Bask Iyer, CIO of Juniper Networks, says IT leaders need to break out of their support roles and drive digital change.

IT Gets a Bigger Role in the Conventions Business

Wherever people convene, IT is essential, says James E. Rooney, executive director at the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority.

What Would You Ask Your CIO Peers?

What Would You Ask Your CIO Peers?

Lately, I’ve been asking CIOs, “If you had a chance to convene a roundtable of CIOs, from multiple industries, and ask them to discuss their approach to a particular challenge that you are facing, what would you ask them?” The...

We Are All Plank-Owners Now

We Are All Plank-Owners Now

Bob Logan, CIO of Leidos, discusses an IT feat of strength.

Q&A

IT Ensures the Colors Match on Global Products

Charles Shaver, CEO at Axalta Coating Systems, says a business-savvy CIO and global systems help his company meet customer expectations.

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