Adapter’s Advantage: Episode 50
Ryan Thompson, Senior Director, Global Sales Training at Medtronic, has twenty-two years of experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. He is a seasoned executive and people leader of international teams and large-scale change initiatives.
Currently, Ryan leads the Surgical Innovations global learning innovations team that is focused on identifying, piloting, and implementing the latest technologies used in the learning and development space.
Ryan is a proud member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and in 2019 founded the Medtronic American Indian Employee Resource Group driving inclusion and diversity across the organization.
Ryan is a co-founder of the VTA: Ventilator Training Alliance, which created a transformational ventilator training solution during the pandemic. The VTA app provides a free multi-vendor library of training and product materials for medical professionals. As a result of this work, he received a 2020 Global IT Award, 2020 International Stevie Award, and the 2021 Medtronic Star of Excellence Award.
Ryan received his B.S. in Science Business from the University of Notre Dame.