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Anthony J. Adducci

Interview:
2 hours, August 9, 2000, Roseville, Minnesota
Interviewer: Kirk Jeffrey

Interview Excerpt:
Audio MP3 File | Excerpt Transcript

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.

Sound Recordings:
User copy: 2 60-minute cassettes
Sub Masters: 2 60-minute cassettes
Original: 2 60-minute cassettes

Restrictions on Use: None

Transcript: 22 pages

Accession Number: AV 2001.104.1

 

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.

Anthony J. Adducci