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Pioneers of the Medical Device Industry in Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Anthony J. Adducci
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.
2 hours sound cassette
22 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:17:00 running time
Interviewer: Jeffrey, Kirk
Interviewee: Adducci, Anthony J.
Made in: Roseville, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 87 (Library Call Number)
AV2001.104.1 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Pioneers of the Medical Device Industry in Minnesota Oral History Project'