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.

How Inspire Brands IT serves up innovation at scale

How Stryker IT shifted to a global operating model

How Stryker IT shifted to a global operating model

CIO Alan Douville and his team have made major changes that enable IT to support the $14 billion medical device company’s operations in over 100 countries.

New US CIO appointments, May 2021

New US CIO appointments, May 2021

Congratulations to these “movers and shakers” recently hired or promoted into a new chief information officer role.

CNO Financial CIO: For real change, let your team define your IT culture

CNO Financial CIO: For real change, let your team define your IT culture

Mike Mead, CIO of CNO Financial, realized that before his organization could step up to deliver everything its changing business needed, he and his team would have to reinvent the culture.

4 tips for launching a successful data strategy

4 tips for launching a successful data strategy

Becoming a data-driven company isn't as simple as amassing loads of data. If it were, more companies would already be reaping the rewards. Here, four CIOs offer their experience and advice on getting started turning data into business...

How Brunswick IT enables digital business

How Brunswick IT enables digital business

CIO Mike Adams shares how the company has designed its digital and data platforms to put the customer at the center of its products, services, and digital ecosystem, underpinned by enterprise architecture.

IT execs join forces, pledging to promote diversity in technology

IT execs join forces, pledging to promote diversity in technology

CIOs committed to creating more career opportunities in IT for underrepresented communities are asking 5,000 of their peers to join an organized effort to drive meaningful change.

How Skyworks embraced self-service IT

How Skyworks embraced self-service IT

CIO Satya Jayadev and his team are democratizing technology and creating a self-service model to empower business users.

Inside Blue Shield of California's IT operating model overhaul

Inside Blue Shield of California's IT operating model overhaul

For CIO Lisa Davis, the transformation to a product-focused operating model is key to realizing the health plan provider's digital health vision.

How technology creates an ecosystem of learning at Walden University

How technology creates an ecosystem of learning at Walden University

Walden CIO Karthik Venkatesh discusses how the university is leveraging SaaS, RPA, AI, and more to maximize student success.

How one CIO (and hockey coach) turns players into leaders

How one CIO (and hockey coach) turns players into leaders

Veteran CIO Tyler Best provides his team with accountability, board exposure, and continual feedback to turn them into tomorrow’s IT leaders.

How Cargill IT is helping to solve the world's food problems

How Cargill IT is helping to solve the world's food problems

CIO Justin Kershaw describes what he looks for in his senior leaders and how the $114 billion agriculture company uses data from low-Earth orbit satellites and distributed ledger technology to bring transparency to the food supply...

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