Meet The Innovators Meaningful Innovation

Talented. Insightful. Dedicated.

Medtronic employees drive meaningful innovation. Their expertise and dedication to continual advancement drives our success. Meet some of our distinguished innovators.


Meet Michael Hill

Meet Michael Hill

Michael Hill, Vice President of Corporate Science, Technology, and Clinical Affairs, has been a driving force in Medtronic innovation. "The only way that we get to the next step is to see further than what we can measure, beyond what we see, and understand what could be a possibility."


Meet Bijan Elahi

Meet Bijan Elahi

Bijan is passionate about safety and risk management. He understands that managing risk improves quality. Learn how he approaches his work and improves the work of others. 


Meet Bret Hauser

Meet Bret Hauser

Bret is a Senior Principal Research and Development Engineer focused on surgical drilling. He brings an unwavering commitment to solving problems in ways that benefit patients. Learn more about him.


Meet Carol Malnati

Meet Carol Malnati

From the days of being one of the only females in college engineering classes to her current role as a Medtronic product development engineer, Carol has inspired others to break barriers. She has provided key technical expertise for Medtronic innovation and encouraged other women to bring their own talents and perspectives to math, science, and engineering careers.