The MedtronicTalks Podcast series brings the insights, observations and lessons learned from the leaders of the medtech industry’s single, largest leader. Episodes will center around each of Medtronic’s newly structured Operating Units – ranging from cardiac care to surgical robotics – featuring exclusive interviews with every Operating Unit leader and decision-maker who keep Medtronic at the forefront of medtech. The series will also feature regulatory, financial, and other operational leaders, including the CEO Geoff Martha, to share details on how Medtronic is preparing for the future.

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October 27, 2021

Following the company-wide reorganization, Surgical Innovation emerged as Medtronic’s large operating unit.

October 13, 2021

In this episode, Vince Racano, president of ENT, lays out the growth plan for this burgeoning business.

Septmeber 29, 2021

Julie Brewer, president of the Cardiovascular Diagnostics and Services, explains why Medtronic carved out a data-oriented business to form tighter connections with patients.

September 22, 2021

Mike Marinaro, president of the cardiac rhythm management business, explains why CRM employees feel a special connection to Medtronic’s core mission.

September 15, 2021

Daniel Volz, the newly named head of Medtronic’s neurovascular business, explains how the company is developing game-changing technologies into devices that will help people who have suffered a stroke or aneurysm.

September 1, 2021

Geoff Martha, chairman and CEO of Medtronic, updates us on Medtronic’s first-quarter performance. Martha reports the Delta variant has had an impact on revenue, but Medtronic forecasts a return to normal soon. 

August 18, 2021

Jacob Paul, senior vice president and president of Medtronic's cranial and spinal technologies group, explains how the company doubled down on the spinal surgery space by committing to significant acquisitions of robotics and artificial technologies that it believes will advance the level of care for spinal surgery patients.

August 4, 2021

In this episode, Rebecca Seidel, president of cardiac ablation solutions, and Dr. Robert Kowal, vice president, medical affairs and CMO of cardiac rhythm and heart failure, detail how Medtronic is targeting atrial fibrillation, a deadly and far-ranging disease, with Artic Front, a delivery of cryoablation therapies.

July 21, 2021

Two decades ago, Ann Sheldon was drawn to Medtronic by its mission to create devices that people. Today, Sheldon, vice president of security, heads a team that assumes an increasingly essential mission of protecting those devices – and the patient they help – from outsiders that might want to disrupt their performance.

July 7, 2021

Dave Anderson, president of the neuromodulation business unit, reports to MedtronicTalks during this episode about the advances in neuromodulation technologies including deep brain and spinal cord stimulation.

June 30, 2021

In this podcast, Brett Wall, executive vice president and president of Medtronic’s neuroscience portfolio, shares the experiences he’s had working at medtech companies in transformation.

June 15, 2021

Sean Salmon, Executive Vice President and President, Diabetes Operating Unit, says Medtronic’s diabetes unit is reinvigorated by acquisitions, new internally developed products and a partnership with a private equity giant.

June 10, 2021

Geoff Martha took the helm of Medtronic just as the world was entering an epic pandemic. But the lockdown didn’t slow down Medtronic’s reorganization, a seismic change to instill a new “Medtronic Mindset.” Learn how!

June 2, 2021

In this interview, Bob White, executive vice President and president of Medtronic’s Medical Surgical Portfolio, explains the importance of corporate culture. He also shares his “Big 5” list of qualities he likes to see in potential hires.

May 26, 2021

In this episode of the MedtronicTalks podcast, Martha Ha, chief privacy officer and chief counsel of corporate governance, and Jon de Csepel, CMO and VP, explain how Medtronic is reaching out to employees of Asia and Pacific Island and helping them to understand how to better work within the corporate culture.

May 19, 2021

New tech, broad pipeline, big markets creating enormous opportunity for Medtronic’s Gastrointestinal business.

May 5, 2021

In this episode, two of the executives leading Medtronic’s push into robotics surgery update listeners on the progress and potential of Medtronic's MAZOR X Stealth and Hugo RAS system platforms.

April 22, 2021

In this episode of the MedtronicTalks Podcast, host Tom Salemi speaks with two of the principal architects of Medtronic’s move to reduce its impact on the globe.

April 2021

Geoff Martha and the Medtronic leadership has overseen a significant overhaul of medtech’s largest player. Martha says the company is clearing minor COVID-19 bump and sees an open road for the company to continue to grab share from competitors.

April 20, 2021

A year ago, the emerging pandemic brought Medtronic’s respiratory business front-and-center as demands for ventilators shot up to save the lives of thousands of people hit with COVID-19. In this interview, the first of the MedtronicTalks Podcast Series, Medtronic’s Ariel Mactavish and Dr. John de Csepel detail how Medtronic answered the call in many ways.