Ruth Pickering

Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer

Ruth is the Chief Operating Officer of Yewno, a leading provider of augmented intelligence solutions with applications for Education, Publishing and Finance.  Yewno’s mission is to transform information into knowledge.  Their award-winning work in solving the information overload problem has been widely recognized globally.  Yewno holds two patents on their proprietary Knowledge Graph which stores and accesses data the way the human mind would, if it had the capacity.

Prior to co-founding Yewno, Ruth cultivated over 20 years of leadership experience in both blue-chip and startup environments.  She has extensive expertise in product development, program management and strategy. With experience as a managing director of large organizations, she has managed both strategic planning and execution of multiple $ billion product lines. Ruth’s experience spans from media technology and telecommunications to AI, where she served as managing director of BT Wholesale.

She was one of the Global Telecoms Business Top 40 under 40 in 2010, and was shortlisted for ‘Woman of the Year in Technology in 2011.  In September 2018, she was named to The Founders Index:  A rising generation of female entrepreneurs in the US.