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.

Driving IT Innovation at Textron

CIO Succession is a Double-Edge Sword

CIO Succession is a Double-Edge Sword

Two long-tenured CIOs announce their retirements

The Art of Storytelling

The Art of Storytelling

Eash Sundaram, CIO of JetBlue, on transaction-free air travel

A CFO's View of Consumer Data
Q&A

A CFO's View of Consumer Data

Big data and 'second screens' have transformed media buying, says Greg Walsh, CFO of IPG Mediabrands.

You’ve Outsourced the Context and Kept the Core.  Now What?

You’ve Outsourced the Context and Kept the Core. Now What?

Kathy Kountze-Tatum, CIO of Northeast Utilities, on building a consultative IT organization

From CIO to CEO

From CIO to CEO

Geoff Scott, CEO of the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group, discusses his career transition

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

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