Vice President, R&D, Global Technology & Services Boston Scientific Corporation
Randall L. Schiestl, PMP, is Vice President, R&D, Global Technology & Services at Boston Scientific Corporation where he leads a team driving the development and sustainment of minimally invasive medical devices. He has global responsibility for building technical community, enabling technology partnerships, driving R&D globalization, leading product security and implementing global R&D systems. Engineering teams that he directs are located across multiple facilities both US and OUS and he chairs the cross-divisional Technical Executive Committee within Boston Scientific.
Mr. Schiestl (Randy) has a BSME degree from the University of Minnesota (UMN), College of Science & Engineering, high distinction. He also holds MBA and Executive MBA degrees from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management. Work history includes Honeywell, Alliant Techsystems, and Boston Scientific. Randy is a certified Project Management Professional.
Randy serves on multiple local and national industry advisory boards and consortiums including the Medical Device Industry Consortium, the Medical Industry Leadership Institute, Medical Alley Association, FIRST Robotics MN Executive Advisory Board (chairman) plus University of Minnesota Institute for Engineering in Medicine, Biomedical Engineering (chairman), Medical Devices Center, Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium and Nanotechnology Industry Advisory Boards. He is a member of the UMN College of Science and Engineering Dean’s Advisory Board, the Masonic Children’s Hospital Philanthropic Board and the American Heart Association Advancing Science Board. Randy also serves on the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience Advisory Board at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received the 2011 UMAA Alumni Service Award from the University of Minnesota, College of Science & Engineering, and the Design of Medical Devices Conference Award in 2012. Randy was elected to the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows in 2015 and serves on the nomination review committee.
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