Martha Heller

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. 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 CIOs for the 2017 New Year

What is 'alternative data' and how can you use it?

What is 'alternative data' and how can you use it?

Krishna Nathan, CIO of S&P Global, explains how 'alternative data,' such as satellite images and foot traffic, can transform a business.

CIO Career Coach: How to resign from an executive position (video)

CIO Career Coach: How to resign from an executive position (video)

IT executive recruiter Martha Heller explains what it takes to resign from a high-profile technology role without burning bridges.

CIO Career Coach: 3 tips for job offer negotiations (video)

CIO Career Coach: 3 tips for job offer negotiations (video)

In this video, CIO recruiter Martha Heller shares advice on how to negotiate compensation and other aspects of a job offer.

How to merge IT and product development into one department

How to merge IT and product development into one department

Barry Vandevier, CIO of Asurion, knows how to combine two corporate departments into one— and he says it's all about the team.

SAP CIO on leading IT when the business is IT

SAP CIO on leading IT when the business is IT

Michael Golz, CIO of Americas at SAP, has a unique perspective on IT's role in product development and digital transformation.

CIO Career Coach: 6 tips for working with executive recruiters (video)

CIO Career Coach: 6 tips for working with executive recruiters (video)

CIO recruiter Martha Heller shares advice on how to build effective and long-lasting relationships with IT executive recruiters.

New CIO appointments, November 2016 edition

New CIO appointments, November 2016 edition

Coca-Cola, Carlson, Facebook and Petco are among the companies that recently named new CIOs.

How CIOs can make Business Relationship Management (BRM) work

How CIOs can make Business Relationship Management (BRM) work

In this Q&A, Vaughan Merlyn, cofounder of the Business Relationship Management Institute, offers advice on how IT executives can effectively work with Business Relationship Managers and identify employees who are well suited for BRM...

CIO Career Coach: How to ace a job interview, part 3 (video)

CIO Career Coach: How to ace a job interview, part 3 (video)

In the third and final episode of a video series on how to shine during job interviews, executive recruiter Martha Heller shares additional tips and key insights from her nearly two decades of coaching candidates.

CIO Career Coach: How to ace a job interview, part 2 (video)

CIO Career Coach: How to ace a job interview, part 2 (video)

In the second of three related video primers, IT executive recruiter Martha Heller shares more expert insight and advice on how to deliver a perfect performance in a job interview.

Why CIOs should take mentor programs seriously

Why CIOs should take mentor programs seriously

Barnes & Noble CIO Bill Wood shares advice on how IT leaders can build coaching and mentoring into the fabric of their organizations.

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