Ruth Bergman is the director of HP Labs Israel. The research agenda for the lab is analytics, collaboration, and automation in large organizations, with a focus on IT management and serviceability of printing systems.
Ruth joined HP in October, 2001. Sheâ€™s been the research manager and principal research scientist for the IT Informatics big bet since 2008. She has created business opportunities via a novel image-based technology for software testing applications, IT automation technology for configuration management, and a Knowledge Management system to enhance collaboration in IT management. She has led projects to support HPâ€™s printing and imaging business including repairing defective images, including dust and scratch removal, which is included in all of HPâ€™s scanner and All-In-One products, and perceptual segmentation which extracts perceptual tags from images such as sky, skin and foliage, and is a key ingredient for enhancing images in the HP Indigo Photo Enhancement Server (HIPIE).
Prior to joining HP, Ruth was a researcher at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, and at the Lincoln Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Ruth has a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT and a Masterâ€™s and Bachelorâ€™s degree in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego. She has authored six book chapters, 10 conference papers, and holds 7 patents and 17 patent applications.