Dr. Ruth Bergman is the Director of the Analytics Core Technologies group since January 2013. She leads a global team across Israel, Russia and the United States. Dr. Bergman aims to invent new capabilities in big data and analytics that HP can deliver to customers.Dr. Bergman has been the Director of HP Labs, Israel since May 2011. During this time she expanded the research agenda of the team from image analysis and computer vision to a broader data analytics scope.
Dr. Bergman joined HP in October, 2001. She has invented technologies in data analytics working with various business groups across HP. Recent work aims to make advanced analytics accessible to the broad IT community who are not necessarily data science experts. Earlier work aimed to use unstructured data generated in the day to day activities of knowledge workers to automatically generated social networks and gain value for the organization including knowledge management, rapid problem solving, and expert finding. Dr. Bergman created business opportunities via a novel image-based technology for software testing applications and IT automation technology for configuration management, working closely with HP Software’s IT Management product unit. She invented technologies to support HP’s printing and imaging business including dust and scratch removal, which is included in all of HP’s scanner and All-In-One products, and perceptual object tagging in images, which is a key ingredient for enhancing images in the HP Indigo Photo Enhancement Server.Prior to joining HP, Dr. Bergman was a researcher at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, and at the Lincoln Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Dr. Bergman holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT and a Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego. She has authored seven book chapters, 15 conference papers, and holds 11 patents and 22 patent applications.