Ruth Schneider is the first person in the United States to be fully certified to deliver the GoInnovate! System. Her 25 years of experience as a manager, educator and consultant provide her with a unique combination of the theory and practice of innovation within large organizations. She possesses extensive experience in both the private and public sectors.
Ruth headed the strategic human resources management organization within a major government research and development center for over seven years. Included in her responsibilities were developing and leading large-scale cultural change strategies for the work force as well as the workplace. She has received numerous awards for that work.
Ruth also managed a corporate university within a major governmental organization for six years. She supervised a staff of 135 people, identifying and satisfying the education and training needs of 25,000 employees engaged in research, engineering, medical, financial, administrative and legal professions and an annual training budget of over $20 million dollars.Ruth also managed a productivity improvement and innovation program for a national government industrial complex with 45,000 employees, which produced over $250 million in documented improvements.
Over the years Ruth has developed a number of highly acclaimed presentations on innovation, team building, career planning and personal development. Ruth has a bachelor’s degree in experimental and clinical psychology, a master’s degree in logistics management from the Air Force Institute of Technology and over 1,000 hours of specialized management training.