Medical Technology Quality (M.S.)

Don Ertl

Don Ertl is the senior clinical quality manager in Medtronic’s Global Clinical Operations Department.

He has been working within the medical device community for 20 years. During his eight years at Medtronic he has also managed the neuromodulation audit department, and was first hired on within the corporate compliance organization.

Prior to Medtronic he has worked for TUV as a notified body auditor, Eastman Kodak as a global regulatory product manager within their medical division, and at Vital Images where he managed their quality organization.

He is the U.S. representative for TC210 WG2, currently working on ISO 16142: Medical devices —Selection of standards in support of recognized essential principles of safety and performance of medical devices.