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Geoffrey Martha

CEO, Medtronic

Geoff Martha is establishing Medtronic as the undisputed global leader in healthcare technology. As chairman & CEO, Geoff leads the $30 billion company and its 90,000 employees in pursuit of fulfilling the Medtronic Mission to use technology to improve human welfare. He is recognized as a driven and innovative executive — ranking in Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare in 2020 and listed as the #1 CEO in healthcare technology by the Healthcare Technology Report in 2021.

Geoff became CEO in April 2020. Under his leadership, Medtronic is putting the ‘tech’ in medtech, leveraging the latest advances in cutting edge technology to transform healthcare. FORTUNE Magazine named Medtronic among the top 15 companies for its 2020 “Change the World” list, recognizing its swift efforts during the pandemic, and included the company on its Most Admired Companies list in 2021 and 2022.

Geoff joined Medtronic in 2011, and led the acquisition and integration of Covidien, the largest acquisition in the medical technology industry. Before joining Medtronic, Geoff spent 19 years at GE Healthcare and GE Capital.

Geoff is a member of the Business Roundtable, the Business Council and the World Economic Forum’s International Business Council. He also serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the board of directors for the Minnesota Business Partnership. In 2021, he served as co-chair for the Taskforce on Health and Life Sciences for B20, a G20 engagement group.

An ardent supporter of philanthropic and diversity initiatives, Geoff serves on the Board of Trustees for the Asia Society, and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Medtronic Foundation, Children’s HeartLink, and the Northside Achievement Zone. He is also part of OneTen, a coalition of cross-industry leaders committed to breaking down systemic barriers for Black Americans and serves as Medtronic’s Executive Sponsor to FIRST Robotics.

Geoff graduated with honors from Penn State University.