“I wanted to use this conference as an opportunity to inspire our HR teams. Your content was pitched ideally for that and I’m very grateful. The team found your keynote inspiring and thought provoking. Thank you, Tim!”

Victoria Smith – Civilian HR Director | UK Ministry of Defence

Tim's Speeches

“I loved your session🙏👍 it was the most profound insight into future HR strategy of all sessions for me personally. Thanks so much 🙂”

– Sarah Herz, Head of HR l UmweltBank AG

Tim's books

Tim’s most recent book, Solving the Productivity Puzzle was released on Kogan Page in August 2020. He is also co-author of the Harvard Business Review book on HR analytics, Calculating Success.

He is currently writing his next book, Demystifying Digital HR, coming in 2023.

Tim’s motto

“Everyone has been made for some particular work and the desire for that work has been put in every heart”

Rumi, a 13th-century Persian poet, who understood over 600 years ago the path to engaging people in their work is to understand what is in their heart. What stirs them to try new things and to do great work.

Meet Tim Ringo

The Innovative Workplace Thought Leader: Work Smarter, Not Harder

Leading new thinking in creating an engaged, innovative and higher value workplace

Tim delivers forward-thinking, captivating speeches that reveal how to cultivate a ‘Winning Workplace Experience’ through four core pillars: Culture, Brand, Technology, and Innovation

Public Speaking


You can order Tim’s award winning book, Solving the Productivity Puzzle, here. Also order your copies of his highly regarded Harvard Business Review book, Calculating Success.

Public Speaking

Tim is a popular, inspirational and enlightening public speaker. See testimonials below. To book him click here.


Tim’s extensive background in HR change programs and HR technology gives him a unique perspective on workforce performance. Leverage his experience as an advisor.


Tim has developed a series of innovative workshops for both of his books that address the latest thinking in HR transformation, HR technology innovation and workforce analytics.  

Human Resources Keynote Speech

HR Inside Summit
Vienna, Austria

“I loved your session, it was the most profound insight into future HR strategy of all sessions for me personally. Thanks so much :)”

– Sarah Herz, Head of HR l UmweltBank AG

Solving the Productivity Puzzle HR Transformation Masterclass

Informa Connect
Riyadh, Saudia Arabia

“An amazing experience …. You are a very knowledgeable individual and it was my honor to know you”
– Haifa A. Bank Nizwa, Oman

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Tim named to the list of HR Most Influential Thinkers. HR Most Influential is an annual list that celebrates the most influential players in the field of people strategy.

Tim's Bio

Tim has over 30 years' experience as an executive in the HR Consulting and HR Software industry. He has architected and led some of the largest and most successful HR IT and change programs in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

He began his career in Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in 1990 where he was Managing Director, in Accenture’s Talent and Organization, Service Line. In 2006, he was recruited to IBM Global Business Services where he led IBM’s global Human Capital Management (HCM) consulting practice.

He was most recently Vice President of SAP SuccessFactors for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He led SuccessFactors’ HR Advisory teams across the region.

Additionally, he is on the Board and Non-Executive Director of Optunli an HR solution providing a unique approach for strategic workforce planning. Tim is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD (FCIPD).

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Business Book Awards 2021 – HR & Management at the Business Book Awards. See Business Book Awards 2021 winners announcement, click here.

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