Martha Heller

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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.

Digitizing industrial products at Cummins

Don't squander that crisis-induced transformation

Don't squander that crisis-induced transformation

Veteran CIO Phil Fasano has some straight talk for CEOs and corporate boards about why they should invest in the technologies that support new ways of working.

Turning IT on a dime at Perdue Farms as the coronavirus struck

Turning IT on a dime at Perdue Farms as the coronavirus struck

Six weeks into his new CIO role, Mark Booth and his team moved 3,000 office workers to remote work — and created a safer working environment at the company’s plants.

Freddie Mac banks on modern delivery

Freddie Mac banks on modern delivery

Frank Nazzaro, CIO of Freddie Mac, explains how the modern delivery software development model, which goes beyond Agile, increases development velocity and quality.

New CIO appointments, July 2020

New CIO appointments, July 2020

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.

5 fundamental steps for turning your data into an asset

5 fundamental steps for turning your data into an asset

Nick Daffan, CIO of Verisk Analytics, on how engaging data scientists, finding quick wins, and providing flexible technology are key to your data strategy.

How platform thinking drives innovation at Visteon

How platform thinking drives innovation at Visteon

Raman Mehta, CIO, discusses the shift from traditional manufacturing to software engineering at one of the world’s largest cockpit electronics companies.

Banner Health IT rallies to overcome COVID-19 challenges

Banner Health IT rallies to overcome COVID-19 challenges

Deanna Wise, CIO of Banner Health, sees a stronger and more agile team emerging from the coronavirus crisis.

Creating a data-driven business at McKinsey & Co.

Creating a data-driven business at McKinsey & Co.

Mike Wright, Global CIO, is turning knowledge into value at the global management consulting firm.

Rite Aid’s digital journey takes the pandemic head on

Rite Aid’s digital journey takes the pandemic head on

Justin Mennen, EVP and CIO of Rite Aid, leads a strategy to keep employees safe and in the stores, while ramping up systems to serve customers in a time of crisis.

Predictive analytics unlocks factory capacity at Reynolds

Predictive analytics unlocks factory capacity at Reynolds

Rita Fisher, CIO and SVP of Supply Chain, discusses her approach to digitizing plant operations at the global consumer products company.

How Johnson & Johnson IT is managing a global crisis

How Johnson & Johnson IT is managing a global crisis

J&J CIO Jim Swanson reveals how he and his IT team are helping keep operations running at the $82B healthcare giant, as well as the lessons learned — and silver linings — of leading through crisis.

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