As Executive Director at Heller Search Associates, Steve Rovniak is responsible for marketing, public relations and digital media operations. Steve is also President of Heller Strategy Group, our sister company providing education and content programs to IT vendors and enterprise CIOs.
Steve has spent 20 years in the IT industry. He was one of the very first staff members at CIO magazine’s CIO Executive Council, of which Martha Heller was founder and Managing Director. Prior to its launch, Steve helped to define the Council’s CIO program offerings and recruited dozens of its founding members. With the program thriving in North America, Steve introduced the Council to the European CIO community, built the founding membership and moderated regional CIO events there.
Before joining Heller Search, Steve founded Beacon Business Partners, a management consulting firm, and has been a regular business page columnist in the MetroWest Daily News. Prior to Beacon, Steve held consulting and sales roles in the IT consulting industry. Over more than a decade, he managed programs and client relationships on large systems integration, custom software and web development projects for client companies such as Kodak, Pfizer, EMI, Nikon, and Philips-van Heusen.
Steve earned a BA in Economics from Kenyon College in Ohio. He and his family live in Natick, MA.