Katie Szyman

Katie Szyman

CORPORATE VP, CRITICAL CARE, EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES

WHY: Oversees critical care and vascular business at OC’s largest publicly traded firm; joined in 2015. Served as president of global diabetes, multiple VP roles at Medtronic for more than a decade prior.

RECENT: Led creation of expedited shipping partnership with UPS in May to ensure Edwards’ critical supplies were provided to healthcare workers on front lines of COVID-19 crisis.

Get the latest OC business updates for FREE



NOTABLE: Serves on board for Irvine-based device makers Inari Medical and Endologix. Inari went public this year. MBA from Harvard University.

2020 HOBBY: “I took up sewing again and made masks for our community.”