Tim Ringo

"Solving the Productivity Puzzle". VP SAP SuccessFactors (2014-20).

Vice President and Global Leader of IBM's Human Capital Management (2006-10).

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Based on his forthcoming book, Solving the Productivity Puzzle, (Kogan Page July 2020) Tim Talks are chock full of startling statistics, compelling case studies and amusing stories from Tim’s 30-year career in leading large-scale human capital change programmes. Posted bi-monthly, each episode is designed to provoke ideas and create an interactive discussion.


Tim Ringo, Chartered FCIPD, is a senior executive, board advisor, author and popular conference speaker, based in London. Tim’s nearly 30-year career in HR management consulting and HR software, gives him a unique perspective on how engaged people harnessing smart technology is transforming the world of work.

His book Solving the Productivity Puzzle is due out on Kogan Page, July 2020. He is also co-author of the Harvard Business Review book on HR analytics, Calculating Success – published January 2012. He is currently writing his next book, The Accidental Globalist, for publication in 2021.

Most recently Tim Ringo was Vice President, SAP SuccessFactors, a SAP Company, the leading provider of cloud-based business execution software, and delivers business alignment, team execution, people performance, and learning management solutions to organizations of all sizes across more than 60 industries. He led SuccessFactors HR Advisory Practice for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Previously he was Vice President and Global Leader of IBM’s Human Capital Management (HCM) consulting practice. He led a team of more than 1500 Human Capital consulting professionals around the world. He joined IBM Global Business Services in 2006 after 16 years at Accenture, where he was Executive Partner in Accenture’s Human Performance Service Line.

He graduated from The Ohio State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in Finance. He also studied English Literature at Ohio State and New College, Oxford, England.

He is a sought-after expert on the topic of Human Capital Management where he is regularly interviewed by major media publications as well as a speaker and panellist for Human Capital, HR and IT conferences around the world.