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Tenacity is an employee engagement solution that increases retention and productivity in high turnover, underserved job functions and markets.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Tenacity is an employee engagement solution that increases retention and productivity. Our software, affordably and at scale, reproduces the techniques that good managers use to retain employees. Pilot with a $30B telco reduced the monthly attrition by 2/3 (10x ROI). We charge - $15-25 per employee per month (before launch fee/wearables), and just launched a second pilot with Concentrix (+50K empl); 750K employees are in the sales pipeline.


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    Founder, CEO

    Ron Davis earned graduate degrees from Harvard Law School (with honors) and UO, and won national recognition at FNF, an $8 billion company, for record-breaking sales in a price-regulated, commoditized, entrenched market. He led cross functional teams in successful strategic initiatives and also created and led popular seminars and client coaching sessions.

  • John is an experienced technical leader who has led local and distributed teams of 1-60 people at 7 startups and small software companies. He was a cofounder at Four Creeks (acquired by OneCommand) and a CTO at GoAhead (acquired by Oracle). John started his career in Silicon Valley at a medical imaging startup and worked his way up to VP level, before moving to Seattle. He received his BS from Rose-Hulman and PhD from Stanford.

  • Hanna brings over a decade of experience in technology marketing and commercialization. At a consulting group, yet2, Hanna worked with Fortune 500s and startups on bringing cutting-edge technologies to market. She received an open innovation award from NASA. Prior to that, she was an analyst at a DC-based think tank, where she researched technology trends and was involved in a semantic software spinoff. Hanna received her MBA from MIT/Sloan.

Previous Investors

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    William Popik
    Angel Investor, Former Cheif Medical Officer of Aetna
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    Steven Nagelberg
    Owner, Cambridge Medical Group
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    Irv Yoskowitz
    Angel Investor, Former SVP of United Technologies
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    President Emeritus and the Charles W. Eliot University Professor at Harvard University, Former Treasury Secretary