Vice President Corporate Science, Technology, and Clinical Affairs Medtronic, plc
Michael Hill joined Medtronic in July 1992 as a Scientist in the Cardiac Rhythm Management division of Medtronic in Minneapolis, MN. He has served in research, clinical, program, international and management roles over his tenure at Medtronic. He is a Technical Fellow (1998) and Bakken Fellow (2001).He was awarded a CRDM Star of Excellence award in 2011. In 2012, he was inducted as Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering. In 2013, he was awarded the Distinguished Engineering Alumni award from Duke University. He was awarded the Medtronic Patent of Distinction Award in 2014. He currently leads the global Corporate Science, Technology and Clinical Affairs organization. He holds over 60 patents, has authored several manuscripts and abstracts, and often is an invited lecturer at international cardiac-related conferences and university events.
A native of Jackson, Tennessee, Dr. Hill received his BSE [Biomedical and Electrical Engineering] and BS [Mathematics] Degrees from Duke University, MS and PhD [Biomedical Engineering] Degrees from Case Western Reserve University, and MBA [Management] Degree from the University of St. Thomas.