Magic happens at the intersection of seemingly disparate fields and cultures.
Meet our talented team with expertise across technology, design, operations, business, clinical medicine, research, public policy, finance, and more. Medtronic LABS is committed to diversity and balance in gender, race, ethnicity, and experience.
Ruchika is the fearless leader of Medtronic LABS. Prior to this role, she worked at CR Bard as Vice President, International. Previously she worked at Medtronic for fourteen years in various roles across Strategy, International Market Development, Marketing and New Product Development. Throughout her career, she has developed businesses in emerging markets and pioneered scalable, sustainable business models to address healthcare needs at the bottoms of the economic pyramid.
Ruchika is actively involved in mentoring social businesses and is passionate about healthcare and women’s empowerment.
Ruchika holds a Masters in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins and an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.
Chief Strategy & Product Officer
As Chief Strategy & Product Officer at Medtronic LABS, Anne is responsible for defining the strategic vision for the future of LABS as well as developing new ventures. Prior to LABS, she worked at the intersection of design, business model innovation and public policy, including roles at Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), Medtronic, IDEO and Idea Couture. She brings experience designing alongside communities in Rwanda, Tanzania, India and the US.
Anne stays up at night thinking about how to apply world class service, technology and business design to improve health for underserved populations.
Anne holds a B.A. from Stanford University, a Masters in Design from Parsons School of Design, and a Masters of Public Policy from Oxford University.
Chief Operating Officer
As the Chief Operating Officer of Medtronic LABS, Kaustubh is responsible for driving growth, operational excellence and impact across Asia. Prior to this role, Kaustubh led the Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Business for Medtronic, India. He has over 14 years of experience in sales, marketing, pricing and commercial leadership roles at J&J, Abbott, and Pentax Medical across the Asia Pacific Region.
He brings a focus on business execution and a dedication to improving lives that animate his work at Medtronic LABS everyday.
Kaustubh holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management.
Head of US Programs
Head of BD and Partnerships, Africa
Head of Operations, Africa
Head of Field Operations, Sierra Leone
Head of Design
Head of Human Resources, Africa
Head of Implementation Excellence
Head of Technology
Head of IT
Head of Field Operations, South Asia
Head of Market Development, South Asia
Head of Field Operations, Tanzania
Head of Finance
Head of Global Partnerships
Head of Supply Chain, Africa
Head of BD and Partnerships, Shruti
Head of Field Operations, Kenya
Head of Field Operations, Rwanda
Head of Research and Policy, Africa
Head of Communications and Marketing
We’re designing the health system of the future: one that is equitable, tech-enabled, and patient-centered.