BSc in Industrial Engineering, Georgia Tech; MBA and Baker Scholar, Harvard Univ. Formerly: 10 years as senior exec., Honeywell and Litton Industries. With Medtronic: 1989, President and COO; 1991-2001, CEO; 1996-2002, Chairman. 2002-03, Professor, IMD Int'l and Ecole Polytechnique, Lausanne, Switzerland; Teacher, Yale School of Management. Director: Goldman Sachs; World Economic Forum USA. Author of books: Authentic Leadership; True North - Discover Your Authentic Leadership; Finding Your True North; Seven Lessons for Leading in Crisis; True North Groups; Discover Your True North and The Discover Your True North Field Book.