Martha Heller

Martha Heller is CEO of Heller Search Associates, an IT executive recruiting firm specializing in CIO, CTO, CISO and senior technology roles in all industries. She is the author The CIO Paradox: Battling the Contradictions of IT Leadership and Be the Business: CIOs in the New Era of IT. To join the IT career conversation, subscribe to The Heller Report.

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CIO Career Coach: Rethink shadow IT

CIO Career Coach: Rethink shadow IT

CIOs need to shift their approach toward shadow IT from trying to rein in a pesky problem to thinking of it as “end user innovation.”

Everyone in IT at Intuit is a business problem-solver

Everyone in IT at Intuit is a business problem-solver

How Atticus Tysen, CIO of Intuit, is bringing IT into the heart of the business

CIO Career Coach: Drive operational change

CIO Career Coach: Drive operational change

Executive recruiter Martha Heller discusses how it is the CIO’s job to create change at the operational layer so that systems deliver their expected value.

New CIO Appointments and Promotions – May 2017

New CIO Appointments and Promotions – May 2017

Well-known large companies, including IBM, Procter & Gamble, Regions Financial, and Levi Strauss are among the firms that recently announced technology leadership changes.

CIO Career Coach: Bringing a product management mindset to IT

CIO Career Coach: Bringing a product management mindset to IT

In season 2 - episode 3 of CIO Career Coach, executive recruiter and CIO.com blogger Martha Heller discusses the CIO’s role in bringing IT and product development together as one.

Business first and IT second

Business first and IT second

How Steve Betts, CIO of HCSC, ensures that IT drives member value.

CIO Career Coach: Change the culture in IT

CIO Career Coach: Change the culture in IT

Season 2 of the CIO Career Coach video series is here, and in episode 2, executive recruiter and CIO.com blogger Martha Heller shows you how to turn your IT team of order takers into order shapers.

Why CarMax’s “shock the system” digital strategy is working

Why CarMax’s “shock the system” digital strategy is working

CIO Shamim Mohammad and fellow leaders at CarMax made big, bold changes to transform CarMax into a product organization

CIO Career Coach: Become a digital leader

CIO Career Coach: Become a digital leader

Season 2 of the CIO Career Coach video series is here, and in the first episode, executive recruiter and CIO.com blogger Martha Heller shows you how to take a leadership role in digital transformation.

Why a move to chief digital officer was a promotion for one CIO

Why a move to chief digital officer was a promotion for one CIO

Richard Maranville became CDO of Freeman Company after he identified a need to better manage and develop the company's digital products. His replacement at CIO now reports to him.

The path to IT shared services and standardization

The path to IT shared services and standardization

Valmont Industries’ CIO, John Kehoe, discusses how taking an enterprise view allows IT to be more strategic.

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