Scot M. Elder
Director, Atlantic Legal Foundation
Scot Elder was named Vice President/Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer of Medtronic in 2020. Scot has been with Medtronic for over 12 years, during which time he has distinguished himself as an authentic leader, a collaborative builder of teams, and a well-respected advisor to business leaders and colleagues.
Scot had been Chief Counsel of Medtronic’s Restorative Therapies Group since 2015. Prior to that time, Scot served as Vice President, Chief Counsel of Medtronic Surgical Technologies, as well as Chief Compliance Officer of that business. Before joining Medtronic in 2009, Scot practiced commercial litigation and business transactions at Holland & Knight, LLP and was also Chief Litigation Officer for the St Joe Company.
Scot is fluent in Japanese and also proficient in Mandarin Chinese. He earned a bachelor’s degree in History and Japanese from the University of Utah in 1998 and a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law in 2002.