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Nnamdi Njoku is an experienced business leader with global operating experience at multinational healthcare and medical technology companies. He is passionate about harnessing the power of technology to improve healthcare access and solve unmet medical needs. Over his career, Nnamdi has built a reputation for innovative thinking, operational execution, business turnarounds and talent development.
As President of the Neuromodulation business at Medtronic, Nnamdi is responsible for strategic direction, operational management and the ~$2B global P&L. Previously, Nnamdi served as president of Medtronic’s Mechanical Circulatory Support business, general manager of Medtronic’s Transformative Solutions business and vice president of Surgical Synergy - a key initiative focused on transforming spine surgical outcomes using seamlessly integrated enabling technologies, robotics and procedural solutions.
Prior to Medtronic, Nnamdi worked in corporate finance at UnitedHealth Group and began his career at Deloitte Consulting where he helped clients optimize their operations.
Nnamdi was board vice chair of People’s Center Healthcare Services, a nationally recognized community health center serving diverse communities in the Minneapolis area, and currently sits on the board for the Children’s Theater Company - the nation’s largest and most acclaimed theatre for young people that serves a multigenerational audience.
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, a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network and listed in the 2018 Diversity MBA list of “Top 100 Under 50 Executive Leaders.”