Geoff Martha

Geoff Martha is Executive Vice President and President of Medtronic’s Restorative Therapies Group (RTG), which has over $8B in annual revenue and approximately 14,000 employees worldwide. He also serves as a member of the company’s Executive Committee.

Geoff has global responsibility for RTG’s four divisions. He provides overall strategic direction and operational management, as well as leads the integration of the group’s activities within the overall strategy of Medtronic. Previously, Geoff was Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Medtronic and had responsibility for leading the development of Medtronic's global strategic plan, business development, and acquisition-integration. As head of Strategy and Business Development, Geoff led the acquisition of Covidien, a $10 billion global manufacturer of surgical products and supplies.

Geoff serves as the Executive Sponsor of the African-Descent Network, an internal national resource group that focuses on recruitment, engagement, retention, and development for Medtronic employees of African descent. An ardent supporter of Medtronic-sponsored philanthropic initiatives, Geoff also is a member of the Medtronic Foundation Board of Directors and serves as Medtronic’s Executive Sponsor to FIRST Robotics.

Passionate about socio-economic issues, Geoff serves on the boards of two Minneapolis-based nonprofit organizations: Children’s HeartLink and Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ). Children’s HeartLink provides access to care for children around the world with congenital heart defects. NAZ is a community collaborative that works to end generational poverty and build a culture of achievement in North Minneapolis so low-income children of color graduate from high school college- and career-ready.

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