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Nnamdi Njoku is president of the Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) business at Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology, services, and solutions. In this role, Nnamdi is responsible for the strategic direction and operational management of the operating unit.
Before assuming the leadership role at MCS, Nnamdi served in a few different roles at Medtronic, most recently as VP and general manager of Transformative Solutions and VP of Surgical Synergy, a key Medtronic initiative focused on transforming spine surgical outcomes using seamlessly integrated enabling technologies and procedural solutions. For almost two decades, Nnamdi has led commercial and technical teams at Medtronic working on industry leading therapies and solutions for cardiology, urology, gynecology, gastroenterology, orthopedic, spine, and neurological diseases. Prior to Medtronic, he worked for UnitedHealth Group and Deloitte Consulting. Nnamdi currently serves as board vice chair of People’s Center Health Services, a nationally recognized non-profit community health center serving diverse communities in south Minneapolis and surrounding areas. He also serves on the Frost & Sullivan medical technology advisory board. Nnamdi earned his bachelor's degree in accounting, graduating summa cum laude, from the University of St. Thomas and an MBA from Cornell University, where he graduated as a Fried Fellow. Nnamdi is a Fellow of the fourth class of the Health Innovators Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.