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.

How Caesars Entertainment became a ‘digital first’ business

Digital transformation is about people, not technology

Digital transformation is about people, not technology

Digital is about technology, but the transformation is about people and motivating teams to change their mindset. Justin Wright, Americas CIO of Arcadis, explains how he handled the challenge.

4 criteria to attract top IT talent

4 criteria to attract top IT talent

As the battle to hire top IT talent heats up, these criteria – location, compensation, role, and recruiting process – will help you assess your ability to attract technology leaders.

CIOs on the move and in the news

CIOs on the move and in the news

Find up-to-date news about executives who have been recently hired or promoted into a new chief information officer or chief technical officer role.

Five steps of IT leadership

Five steps of IT leadership

Professor and CIO Will Conaway shares his five steps for IT leaders to succeed at their jobs.

Digital is the business strategy at Principal Financial Group

Digital is the business strategy at Principal Financial Group

Gary Scholten, CIO and CDO of $14 billion financial services firm Principal Financial Group, offers sage advice to ensure a strategic approach to digital technologies.

For Ingram Micro, digital transformation is about improving the customer experience

For Ingram Micro, digital transformation is about improving the customer experience

By understanding their customers’ behavior, Ingram Micro can use digital technologies to create a seamless experience, explains Tom Peck, CIO and CDO.

IT and engineering under one leader drives an exceptional customer experience

IT and engineering under one leader drives an exceptional customer experience

Sheri Rhodes, CIO and CTO of Western Union, discusses how innovation and talent development help the global money-transfer company provide outstanding customer experience.

Investing wisely in the healthcare IT ecosystem

Investing wisely in the healthcare IT ecosystem

With dollars tight and the stakes high, Eric Yablonka, CIO of Stanford Health Care, says healthcare CIOs have to make the right bets in technology.

What does it mean to be a transformational IT leader today?

What does it mean to be a transformational IT leader today?

As CIO, if you think your job is systems, think again. Transformational IT leaders must change their mindset and do four essential things.

How Autodesk is creating the digital workplace

How Autodesk is creating the digital workplace

Prakash Kota, CIO of Autodesk, discusses his approach to using digital technology to improve employee productivity.

Life after CIO: Making the move to the vendor side

Life after CIO: Making the move to the vendor side

Dan Galdenzi, chief growth officer at NASCO, discusses how he went from CIO at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont to a sales and product leadership position.

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