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Ruth Bergman

Director, HP Labs Israel


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. She’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 HP’s printing and imaging business including repairing defective images, including dust and scratch removal, which is included in all of HP’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 Master’s and Bachelor’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.