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.


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....

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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....

CIOs Take a Walk on the Vendor Side

CIOs Take a Walk on the Vendor Side

HP nabs two CIOs from CPG, among other moves....

The CMO and CIO Relationship at Kellogg

The CMO and CIO Relationship at Kellogg

Brian Rice, Kellogg's CIO, discusses how marketing and IT worked together to deliver on the promise of digital technology....

New CIOs for the Summer

New CIOs for the Summer

The summer is never the most active time for CIO moves, but June’s list brings with it some major new appointments....

Data Analytics Can Help Fix a Dysfunctional Healthcare System

An insurance executive talks about how IT can help transform healthcare....

Developing Blended Executives

Developing Blended Executives

Marc Franciosa, CIO of Praxair, finds creative ways to grow his own...

Top Ten Competencies of the Modern CIO

Top Ten Competencies of the Modern CIO

Top Ten Competencies of the Modern CIO: A Work in Progress...

How Data Analytics Is Transforming the Real-Estate Industry

Data insights are the key to providing customer value. The first steps are creating a culture of innovation and finding a CIO who is a business strategist....

CIO Moves for May

CIO Moves for May

New CIOs for Target, Rite Aid, PetSmart and more....

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