Martha Heller

CIO headhunter and author on IT leadership
The head of CIO recruitment firm Heller Search Associates on the paradox that makes or breaks tech careers, the blurred lines around who ‘owns’ IT, the lack of female CIOs, and leading digital strategy.
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Martha Heller
  • The paradox that makes or breaks CIOs
    The paradox that makes or breaks CIOs
    Big Thinkers

    Martha Heller, president, Heller Search Associates

    “CIOs are expected to focus on the future. But, unlike other CXOs, they face the threat of being dragged down by legacy infrastructure.”
  • Blurred business lines: Should CIOs still ‘own’ IT?
    Blurred business lines: Should CIOs still ‘own’ IT?
    Big Thinkers

    Martha Heller, president, Heller Search Associates

    “If there is no such thing as IT projects, only business projects, why is the CIO the one who’s fired when things go wrong?”
  • The digital careers luring away female CIOs
    The digital careers luring away female CIOs
    Big Thinkers

    Martha Heller, president, Heller Search Associates

    “IT does not necessarily emerge as the preferred destination for brilliant female technologists.”
  • Why digital strategy requires company-wide leadership
    Why digital strategy requires company-wide leadership
    Big Thinkers

    Martha Heller, president, Heller Search Associates

    “In the digital enterprise, it is unreasonable to expect a single executive to be the king of all technology.”
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Big Thinker
“CIOs are expected to focus on the future. But, unlike other CXOs, they face the threat of being dragged down by legacy infrastructure.”
Martha Heller, president, Heller Search Associates
Big Thinker
“If there is no such thing as IT projects, only business projects, why is the CIO the one who’s fired when things go wrong?”
Martha Heller, president, Heller Search Associates
Big Thinker
“IT does not necessarily emerge as the preferred destination for brilliant female technologists.”
Martha Heller, president, Heller Search Associates
Big Thinker
“In the digital enterprise, it is unreasonable to expect a single executive to be the king of all technology.”
Martha Heller, president, Heller Search Associates
“CIOs are expected to focus on the future. But, unlike other CXOs, they face the threat of being dragged down by legacy infrastructure.”
“If there is no such thing as IT projects, only business projects, why is the CIO the one who’s fired when things go wrong?”
“IT does not necessarily emerge as the preferred destination for brilliant female technologists.”
“In the digital enterprise, it is unreasonable to expect a single executive to be the king of all technology.”
 
 
 
 

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