Kaustubh Patil, MBA

Ptrogram Manager, Ventures & New Therapies, Medtronic

Kaustubh Patil (aka “KP”) is Head of the Medtronic India Development Center (MIDC), a Bangalore-based dedicated R&D center for the Renal Care Solutions (RCS) group based in Minneapolis, MN.  

KP has been with Medtronic for 13 years, of which the first 11 were in the Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure (CRHF) group in the Twin Cities, during which time he worked on various engineering projects, including, most recently, the Micra Transcatheter Pacing System and the Reveal Linq Insertable Cardiac Monitor.

KP has two published patents, and is a recipient of the Medtronic CardioVascular Group’s Star of Excellence award and the CEO Global Inclusion, Diversity and Engagement Award.  He received his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Management of Technology degrees from the University of Minnesota, USA, and is about to complete his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago, USA.