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Wednesday Luncheon Keynote and 2018 DMD Award Ceremony

April 11, 12:15-1:45
Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center

Dr. Earl E. Bakken, Recipient of the 2018 Design of Medical Devices Conference Award


PH-FMMichael Coyle, EVP and President, Cardiac and Vascular Group, Medtronic, Inc.

Michael J. Coyle was named Executive Vice President and Group President for Medtronicís Cardiac Rhythm Heart Failure (CRHF), Coronary and Structural Heart (CSH), and Aortic and Peripheral Vascular (APV) business units in December 2009. In this role, Mike oversees three Medtronic businesses, providing strategic direction, and ensuring cross-functional synergies including integrated growth plans and alignment.

Prior to joining Medtronic, Mike most recently provided leadership consulting services to private equity, venture capital and medical device technology firms. From 2001 to 2007, he served as President of the CRM division at St. Jude Medical where he led the companyís global pacemaker, implantable cardioverter defibrillator, and cardiac resynchronization businesses. He also served St. Jude as President of the companyís Daig Catheter division. In addition, Mike has held numerous leadership positions at Eli Lilly & Company.

He earned a bachelorís degree from Case Western Reserve University and a masterís degree in business administration from the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.

Additional Keynotes:

Plenary Presentation: George Church, Harvard University
Tuesday Lunch: Paul Howard, US Food & Drug Administration
Thursday Lunch: Jayant Parthasarathy, UnitedHealth Group

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