University of Minnesota


Earl E. Bakken
Medical Devices Center

Innovation Fellows Alumni

Douglas Doug Post

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DOUGLAS POST, MBA (2012-2013)

Doug Post is a leader in medical device product development and strategic marketing, with a focus on large, complex programs. His passions include innovation, understanding unmet customer needs and building strong product development teams.

Doug has spent 18 years in the medical device industry at Guidant, Medtronic and Boston Scientific, as well as served clients as a strategy consultant. He has worked on device projects of his own as both inventor and business entrepreneur.

Most recently, Doug was Director of Program Management at Boston Scientifics’ Electrophysiology Division in San Jose, California. Prior, he contributed for four years to Medtronic’s vascular division as Program Director of the RESOLUTE Drug Eluting Stent team, Core Team Leader, and R&D Program Director. He led nine directors and managers, an extended team of 100, and was responsible for a budget of over $100 million. The RESOLUTE Drug Eluting Stent is now launched in Europe and the US, generating over $200MM/yr in sales.

Doug focused on marketing, licensing and strategy consulting contributions in his early career. He earned the Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University and the Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.


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