Ruth is an experienced human resource professional with a focus on keeping things real and simplifying things wherever possible. She has spent her career on improving processes, helping achieve efficiencies, and providing structure for her teams to excel. Ruth spent nearly ten years at Google, participating in the hyper growth of the company. She started as a Staffing Project Manager and progressed through several roles ultimately becoming a Business Partner who supported a 3,000 person engineering organization. Prior to Google, Ruth worked at Intuit and Applied Materials working in a variety of HR roles including Staffing, Benefits, Compensation, HR Communications, as well as the Business Partner role.
Ruth enjoys the mild California weather, spending time outside with her husband and son whenever possible including gardening, going to the beach, walking/hiking, and the many amazing day trips available in northern California. She also has quite the reputation as a baker, almost always involving chocolate, and she has brought many smiles to colleagues with her tasty treats.