Chama, the intelligent change management SaaS software, drives organizational success with optimized adoption rates and higher return on technology investments
Chama won a Stevie Award in the Best New Product of the Year category for its innovation in the way it enables holistic enterprirse change management.

About Us


Chama is a product of iTalent Digital, an innovative global woman- and minority-owned SaaS software products company and digital transformation consultancy headquartered in San Jose, California. It helps companies achieve exceptional business outcomes through a suite of digital transformation services such as enterprise collaboration, unified search and relevancy transformation, business insights and analytics, cloud and software development, and Change as a Service (CaaS).

Featured Team Leaders


Our team is passionate about the people side of change to ensure transformational success. We have decades of experience in change management with a vision to elevate change as part of an organization’s DNA embodied in its digital footprint. Meet our featured change management leaders.

Leslie Ottavi

Chief Transformation Officer

Leslie’s mission is to successfully help organizations accelerate digital transformation through people, process and technology. Her 20+ years of international experience assisting clients to drive transformational change in a broad range of industries together with her thought leadership has culminated in our Change as a Service’ (CaaS) model and Chama, iTalent Digital’s AI-driven SaaS product, to drive enterprise intelligent Change Management. Leslie’s expert CM team empowers clients to rapidly shift their business models, fueled by a passion to deliver sustainable business outcomes.

Sheila Kyle

Transformational Change Leader

Sheila is adept at working hands-on with cross-functional teams at all levels of an organization to leverage people, process and technology in change-related activities. She has a proven track record of designing and implementing CM strategies for complex, multi-geography projects, enhancing adoption and minimizing resistance. Sheila has wide-ranging experience in management consulting, change management, project management, and organizational development, providing a unique point-of-view in assessing an organization’s current state/future state and developing plans that are holistic, comprehensive, actionable and flexible.

Whitney Ferguson

Transformational Change Leader

Whitney is a highly experienced professional driving process design and change implementation, including project management and change management capability for organizations. She spent over 12 years at Microsoft focused on implementing change initiatives and project management capabilities for different organizations within the company. Prior to Microsoft, she spent 15 years driving the definition, documentation, and improvement of tool engineering processes at The Boeing Company, as well as advertising and marketing processes and documentation at Eddie Bauer Corporate.

Kelly Feller

Transformational Change Leader

An early adopter of digital social and community engagement, Kelly Feller has two decades of experience helping companies of all sizes drive change and realize measurable results through internal and external digital social collaboration. For her proven track record of delivering needle-moving results, Kelly was recognized with a Gold Stevie® Award in the Employee of the Year category. She is a sought-after speaker and recognized thought leader on topics related to change management, marketing, social media and enterprise collaboration. Her career path has led her to implement change at leading companies such as Intel, Cisco, SAS, Citrix, and many others.

Tricia Kennedy

Transformational Change Leader and Account Executive

Tricia's passion is to help clients improve business performance, solve complex problems, and leverage core strengths by successfully navigating the human-centered, messy space where people and business overlap. Tricia’s approach blends creativity, cross-disciplinary knowledge, and critical thinking with research findings from business and behavioral sciences to develop transformation strategies and change readiness plans that help clients achieve desired business outcomes.  Her 15+ years of consulting experience in change and transformation across a broad array of industries, combined with her extensive graduate-level study and life-long learning interest, positions her as an organizational change management thought leader.