NEA hires former Medtronic EVP Stephen Oesterle

Global venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates has hired Dr. Stephen Oesterle as one of its partners from Medtronic ($MDT), where he was executive vice president. "Dr. Oesterle is one of the most widely known and respected leaders in the medical device industry, and it is an honor to welcome him to the NEA team," said NEA General Partner Dr. Josh Makower, who's founded several medical device companies. "Steve brings with him a vast global network of relationships across the academic, technical, clinical, entrepreneurial, and venture communities. His experience in the health technology investment space coupled with his business development and general management background will be invaluable resources to the companies in our portfolio and to the NEA partnership." Release