Putting the power of change into the hands of people everywhere.
Adam has led and built teams leading transformational and sustainable change for the last 20 years. A career consultant, he has broad experience driving solution success for early-stage companies with innovative products and blue-chip customers, as well as directly enabling Global 1000 organizations. Adam found success building small high-performing teams who bring design thinking to deliver innovative value and competitive advantage to established enterprises. Most notably, Adam led Professional Services for a software company acquired by IBM that increased its valuation by 20% thanks to their consulting assets. He then served as worldwide practice leader at IBM Software Services. Adam is a certified Program Management Professional.®
Tom is the founder and Managing Member of Sawtooth Capital LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor. He was recently the CFO for Civil Solutions Inc., a nationwide provider of construction services to the wireless industry. Customers included Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Tesla, among others. Prior to Civil Solutions, Tom was a Partner and investment banker at Scura Partners, Academy Securities, and Newforth Partners. He was also co-founder and COO of an aerospace manufacturer whose clients included Boeing and GE.
Ringorang co-creator Robert Feeney experienced firsthand the impact of negative behaviors and sense of hopelessness they create. Both his older and younger brother struggled with illness and depression, and within a few years of each other both took their own lives. Robert was left with the impact of the loss, and hit rock bottom as he isolated himself from everyone.
A decade went by as Robert worked to build his life back from tragedy. As he faced more struggles and recognized that he had also not fully dealt with his brothers’ deaths, he yearned for change. And then, he realized that the only way to create change was to impact human behavior – more specifically, to turn undesired or negative behaviors into positive ones that when added together, created true, lasting change in people’s lives.
Together with his friend B. Wayne Barkley, Robert leveraged his background from the entertainment and advertising industries, to create a new product: an app that changed human behavior. This app put bite-sized pieces of information in front of a person daily by gently nudging, reminding, and motivating them to adopt new behaviors. It leveraged learning science and rewards to engage the brain and keep people coming back, focused on one thing at a time. And it ensured that the most important messages and information was never lost or forgotten – but was always in front of people every day.
"Once I realized that a person's daily behaviors are what dictate their quality of life, I became obsessed with influencing those behaviors for the better."
- Robert Feeney
Ringorang was envisioned as the mechanism to provide those daily prompts of positive impact and reinforcement – and be the agent of change, delivering hope for everyone who needs it.
After patenting this system, spending years in clinical trials with the U.S. government, and testing it commercially with Fortune 50 companies the founders formed Knowledge as a Service, Inc. (KaaS) in 2019. The goal of KaaS is to empower large enterprises with this technology, so they can improve employee performance by leveraging behavior change into measurable outcomes.
We're passionate about the power of change.
Ringorang has been proven for more than a decade in a variety of different businesses, industries, and end uses.
The common thread?
After engaging with Ringorang, people changed their behavior, and the change stuck. That is the power of Ringorang.