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.

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

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.

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.

Developing a business-driven, customer-obsessed IT strategy

Developing a business-driven, customer-obsessed IT strategy

For Oshkosh Corporation CIO Anupam Khare, the goal is for IT to enable the business strategy and add significant business value – all the while ensuring customers’ needs inside and out of the company are met.

The 'Five Ps' of business (and personal) transformation

The 'Five Ps' of business (and personal) transformation

On her journey to becoming CIO, Daphne Jones discovered it takes purpose, priority, preparation, performance, and perseverance for business, as well as personal, transformation to occur.

How CIOs can become corporate board directors

How CIOs can become corporate board directors

Debra McCormack, managing director for the Center for Board Effectiveness at Deloitte, explains what it takes for CIOs to become corporate board directors.

Digital transformation is more than a slogan

Digital transformation is more than a slogan

Digital transformation requires vision, leadership, process change, and technology. Equally important, though, is to change the company’s culture, says Arthur Hu, CIO of Lenovo.

A CIO’s experience as a start-up founder

A CIO’s experience as a start-up founder

Michael Gabriel, former CIO of HBO, offers lessons learned from his entrepreneurial adventure.

How Caesars Entertainment became a ‘digital first’ business

How Caesars Entertainment became a ‘digital first’ business

For Caesars Entertainment's CIO, Les Ottolenghi, the keys to the transformation at the global gaming giant were vision, communication, and a common cloud platform.

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