Onward is designed and built by a team of expert technologists whose lives have been personally affected by addiction.
We are on a mission to help restore Tech-Life Balance by developing scalable, affordable solutions that give each of us the ability to change our compulsive behaviors free of judgement and stigma. Together with our UCLA-based clinical advisors, Onward leverages the latest in data and behavioral science to bring innovative behavior-change solutions to a global audience.
Watch CEO Gabe Zichermann talk about why he founded Onward
Gabe is a serial entrepreneur, author and speaker with a family history of addiction and a decade of experience building systems for behavior change. His vision is to foster a world where balanced relationships between “real life" and technology make everyone healthier, happier and more truly connected.
Adam is a veteran software engineer who has previously held leadership roles at Posterous and Twitter. He has had close family members suffer from addiction, and is dedicated to bring technology to this problem that has affected his family so dearly.
Executive Chairman, Co-Founder
Ken Henisey, Ph.D.
Product & Content
Christina Brezing, M.D.
Substance Abuse Fellow
Columbia University Medical Center
Timothy Fong, M.D.
Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, UCLA
Richard J. Rosenthal, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA