Pioneers of the Medical Device Industry in Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Anthony J. Adducci
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Anthony J. Adducci attended college in Minnesota. He joined Medtronic in the early 1960s. In the early 1970s he helped found Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc., the company that manufactured the first lithium battery powered pacemaker. In the early 1980s he founded Technology Enterprises and in the late 1990s, North American Banking Company. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Education; early work experience; product marketing and working with surgeons for Medtronic; Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. beginnings; Wilson Greatbatch's pacemaker with lithium battery; lawsuits between device companies; changes under FDA regulation; Lilly acquiring CPI; Technology Enterprises; current activities; growing startups.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
22 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:17:00 running time
Creation Interviewer: Jeffrey, Kirk
Interviewee: Adducci, Anthony J.
Made in Roseville, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Roseville, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/09/2000
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 87
Accession Number AV2001.104.1
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Pioneers of the Medical Device Industry in Minnesota Oral History Project'

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