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.

160-year-old insurance giant transforms into a digital business

Conagra CIO: In IT, our job is to remove the friction

Conagra CIO: In IT, our job is to remove the friction

Mindy Simon, CIO of Conagra Brands, focuses on being digital with her business partners, not doing digital to them.

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.

Organizing for digital industrial leadership

Organizing for digital industrial leadership

Jennifer Hartsock, CIO of Baker Hughes, a GE company, explains how she uses a product management model to drive productivity.

How IBM's agile, design-first approach increases employee productivity

How IBM's agile, design-first approach increases employee productivity

IBM CIO Fletcher Previn explains how agile development, Net Promoter Score, and organizational structure are key to delivering easy-to-use solutions that drive innovation and employee efficiency.

How to turn ‘high potentials’ into enterprise leaders

How to turn ‘high potentials’ into enterprise leaders

Andy Newsom, CIO of CSL Behring, discusses how he makes talent management a part of the IT department's culture and turns high-potential employees into enterprise leaders.

The CIO with a digital business P&L

The CIO with a digital business P&L

Justin Mennen, CIO and CDO of CompuCom -- provider of managed digital workplace services, is elevating the digital experiences of his customers and his P&L leadership role.

Removing silos: When non-IT leaders join IT

Removing silos: When non-IT leaders join IT

To help Lexmark's IT department better understand the business, CIO Brad Clay added non-IT people to the team. To ensure their success, he created a formal training program.

The ABCs of a singular global IT architecture

The ABCs of a singular global IT architecture

How the CIO of Brightstar embedded IT into the customer experience, integrated service lines, and made IT central to the business rather than just an order taker.

To achieve agile at scale, move technology out of IT

To achieve agile at scale, move technology out of IT

New York Life’s Dave Castellani offers his vision for a new distribution of IT resources.

Moving from CIO to corporate board requires a change in thinking

Moving from CIO to corporate board requires a change in thinking

Frank Modruson, former CIO of Accenture, offers his perspective on corporate board work.

To innovate, look outside your industry

To innovate, look outside your industry

To improve patient care, Carolinas HealthCare System's Craig Richardville looks to other industries for emerging technologies and innovative ideas.

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