Director, AT&T Foundry
Ruth is a full spectrum strategist and cross-cultural guru based in San Francisco, with experience running programs at the cusp of large brands and start-ups. As a Director at the AT&T Foundry, she identifies business needs that can leverage innovation within the enterprise and evaluates startups in the tech ecosystem for strategic partnership with AT&T; positioning companies and developing their solution message. In addition, Ruth is Executive Producer of the broadcasted thought leadership series Futurecast and has helped establish the Foundry as a model for corporate innovation.
Prior to AT&T, she oversaw global advocacy campaigns for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and was on the social marketing team at Ketchum Inc.
Ruth received her MBA and Master of Global Management from Tulane University, where she was heavily involved with New Orleans' “rebuilding” community, driving the birth and rebirth of numerous businesses.
Ruth holds a B.A. from the University of Southern California. An avid traveler and lifelong student, she has also completed coursework at universities in Tel Aviv, Prague, Mexico City, Bogota, Buenos Aires, Paris and Shanghai.