Tom Tefft

Retired Senior Vice President and President, Neuromodulation, Medtronic Inc.

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Wisconsin

Stream: Health & Wellness

Tom Tefft was the Senior Vice President and President of Medtronic’s $2B Neuromodulation business from 2009 to 2016 where he oversaw the research and development, operations, and sales and marketing for products used in the treatment of chronic pain, movement disorders, overactive bladder, and urinary retention, and gastroparesis. Prior to this role, Tom held numerous financial leadership roles at Medtronic including Vice President Corporate Controller, Vice President Finance for the Cardiac Rhythm Management business, and Vice President and Controller for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East based in Belgium and Switzerland. Tom spent 10 years at Price Waterhouse prior to joining Medtronic in 1992.

He currently serves on the board of directors of American Family Insurance, several private med-tech companies, the American Nurses Foundation, and the Board of Trustees of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). Tom received his bachelor’s in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.