Mark Brown ’77
Mark Brown ’77 has been inducted into the Bakken Society of Medtronic, Inc., in recognition of his multiple technical contributions to the company and to the biomedical-device industry. Since the Bekken Society was established in 1979, only 147 have been inducted. He has been with Medtronic since 1994. He’s now leading Medtronic efforts to collect data and develop algorithms to predict the onset of VT/VF, which could allow future devices to prevent an arrhythmia before it starts. He has 57 U.S. patents and 23 peer-reviewed manuscripts.