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 Tefft held numerous finance 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 Middle East based in Belgium and Switzerland. Tefft spent 10 years at Price Waterhouse prior to joining Medtronic in 1992.
Tefft currently serves on the board of directors of American Family Insurance, several private med tech companies, the American Nurses Foundation and the Advisory Board of the Nicholas Center for Corporate Finance and Investment Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business. Tefft received his Bachelors of Arts degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Tefft and his wife Julie live outside St. Paul, MN and are parents of three adult children.