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.

Leadership lessons from Accenture’s CIO

New CIO appointments, September 2020

New CIO appointments, September 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.

Spinning up digital innovation at Warner Music Group

Spinning up digital innovation at Warner Music Group

Ralph Munsen, CIO of Warner Music Group, discusses technology and business transformation at the global music company.

How COVID accelerated digital transformation at Aflac

How COVID accelerated digital transformation at Aflac

Rich Gilbert, chief digital information officer, on how COVID-19 is allowing IT at the insurer to move full steam ahead on its innovation roadmap.

Digitizing industrial products at Cummins

Digitizing industrial products at Cummins

Sherry Aaholm, CIO of the $23 billion engine manufacturer, shares her strategy for creating foundational change at scale

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.

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.

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