Omar S. Ishrak is an American businessperson who has been at the helm of 9 different companies. Presently, Dr. Ishrak is Executive Chairman for Medtronic Plc, Executive Chairman at Medtronic, Inc., Executive Chairman at Medtronic Ltd. and Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Medtronic Trading NL BV (which are all subsidiaries of Medtronic Plc) and Independent Chairman for Intel Corp.
He is also on the board of Minnesota Public Radio, Blood Center of Wisconsin, Asia Society and Patient Safety Movement Foundation and Director-Health Leadership Council at Save The Children Foundation.
In the past Omar S. Ishrak occupied the position of President & Chief Executive Officer for Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Vice President for General Electric Co. President & Chief Executive Officer at GE Healthcare, Inc. and President & Chief Executive Officer for GE Healthcare Clinical Systems (Wisconsin) (both are subsidiaries of General Electric Co.), President & Chief Executive Officer of Clinical Systems, Inc. and General Manager at Ultrasound, Inc.
He received a doctorate and an undergraduate degree from King's College London.