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Author: Ruth Kearney
Ruth is focused on driving the commercial path at Nightingale HQ, reaching out to manufacturers to share the GoSmarter toolkit, and driving awareness of the value that AI and digital tools bring to business.
Ruth is 15 years working across multiple sectors and with a strong focus on B-B market. She has worn many commercial hats and is an experienced product manager with strong sales acumen. She is focused on driving the commercial path at Nightingale HQ, reaching out to manufacturers to share the GoSmarter toolkit and drive awareness of the value that AI and digital tools bring to business.
Previously, Ruth established the Innovation School for the largest European co-working company Talent Garden. Here, she led a team to create a range of courses to accelerate the most in-demand digital skills for industry including AI masterclasses and data science bootcamps. She set up the first VC in Residence programme in Europe, developed Ireland’s first accredited Returners Programme in Trinity College Dublin and proudly contributed to the first run of Fast.ai is the most internationally recognised data-science course for coders originated from The Data Institute at the University of San Francisco (USF).
Prior to TAG, she worked in Trinity for 7 years extensively rolling out their innovation & entrepreneurship programmes. She was also heavily involved in business development and led on several Horizon 2020 and EIT Climate/Health and Raw Material grants during her time there. Ruth also worked in the Technology Transfer & Incubation Services of Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) helping faculty commercialise their research.