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Jim Murray

Adjunct Faculty
OSS 228
By appointment
University of St. Thomas
Mail OSS 101
2115 Summit Ave
Saint Paul MN 55105

Interests and Expertise

  • Medical Device Product Development and Commercialization
  • Operations and Quality Management
  • Project and Program Management
  • Executive Leadership for Medtech Start-ups

Career Highlights

Following several years working on the manufacturing shop floor and as an engineer in electronics, Jim Murray entered the medical device industry in 1994.  Since then, Jim has been a member of teams designing, manufacturing, and distributing a wide variety of medical technology, from FDA class III implantables to Nonsignificant Risk devices and pharmaceuticals.

Mr. Murray has filled leadership roles for St. Jude Medical, superDimension, Angioslide, Lumen Biomedical, Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., Mardil Medical, AUM Cardiovascular, Sunshine Heart, and Rebiotix.  As a consultant, he has assisted teams at medtech start-ups including Peytant Solutions, AdrenaCard, and HistoSonics.  As a team member in these organizations, he has led major product development programs, formulated operational and quality system strategies, managed manufacturing operations for devices and drugs, established and managed supply chains and contract manufacturing, developed and implemented quality systems, and contributed to numerous IDE, PMA, IND, and NDA submissions.

Jim is currently a principal at Stillwater Medtech Consulting, a small group of experienced professionals providing management consulting services to small and mid-sized medical technology companies.


A.S. in Electronic Technology, St. Paul Technical College
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota Institute of Technology
M.S. in Management of Technology, University of Minnesota Technological Leadership Institute

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