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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Driving digital innovation: 6 steps to get company leaders on board

Driving digital innovation: 6 steps to get company leaders on board

With technology revolutionizing the construction industry, Structure Tone needed to get company leaders up to speed and on board with digital innovation plans. So, the CIO created a six-step strategy.

How to get that CIO position

How to get that CIO position

Atilla Tinic, the new CIO at DISH Network, shares his strategy for pursuing and getting the position, plus how he approached his first 90 days on the job.

Wyndham’s digital innovation elevates the customer experience

Wyndham’s digital innovation elevates the customer experience

With its five-platform digital strategy, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts improves the experiences of all its customers: guests, franchises, and internal team members. CIO Scott Strickland explains how.

Kaiser Permanente’s digital transformation is creating a healthier America

Kaiser Permanente’s digital transformation is creating a healthier America

Kaiser Permanente uses technology to improve personal health, community health, and medical excellence. EVP and CIO Dick Daniels explains how they do it.

Bringing new sources of energy to life at National Grid

Bringing new sources of energy to life at National Grid

National Grid’s digital strategy is all about developing frictionless processes to bring energy to customers safely, faster, and easier, explains Adriana Karaboutis, chief information and digital officer.

Companies are gaining clarity about their digital vision

Companies are gaining clarity about their digital vision

More executive committees say they understand how digital impacts their business strategy.

Running with data: Under Armour creates immersive, digital customer experience

Running with data: Under Armour creates immersive, digital customer experience

Under Armour combines its physical and digital products to help its customers achieve their fitness goals.

Campbell’s CIO: For digital transformation to succeed, connect IT to business strategy

Campbell’s CIO: For digital transformation to succeed, connect IT to business strategy

At Campbell Soup Company, business relevance is the foundation of all digital transformation initiatives. It’s about leveraging IT to achieve business goals, says CIO Francisco Fraga.

How to reconstruct your business’s value chain for the digital world

How to reconstruct your business’s value chain for the digital world

Digital technologies change everything. The key is understanding and creating a new value chain, not adding technology just because it is new, says pharmaceuticals CIO Guy Hadari.

Building a digital learning culture at Avery Dennison

Building a digital learning culture at Avery Dennison

Your digital strategy is only as strong as your least digital employee. That is why Avery Dennison built digital literacy into its multi-pronged digital transformation strategy.

Moving IT closer to the action at Ryder System

Moving IT closer to the action at Ryder System

By shifting more IT activity into the business units, Ryder System CIO Rajeev Ravindran ensures a collaborative approach to technology innovation at the $8.4B transportation and supply chain management company.

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