• A Legacy of Trust

    Nonin Medical was founded in 1986 by Phil Isaacson and a team of three engineers. Their goal was to make noninvasive healthcare measuring devices more reliable and affordable. Today, Nonin is a global leader in medical monitoring with partners and customers in more than 125 countries. Our commitment to technical innovation, design quality, and product reliability has helped us grow year after year.

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  • A Noninvasive Revolution

    As the original maker of finger pulse oximeters, Nonin (short for “noninvasive”) has played an important role in advancing the field of physiological monitoring. Our accomplishments have included:


    • Creating reliable technologies that deliver consistently accurate measurements

    • Making smaller, more portable, more durable, more power-efficient devices

    • Enabling easy data capture, management, reporting, and transfer

    • Simplifying device interoperability and integration


  • Nonin Innovations
    Advanced Technologies that Meet Real Needs

    Nonin is committed to providing the critical information our partners need to deliver better patient care. We’re constantly innovating our technology to engineer long-lasting physiologic monitoring devices that provide real-time data and that consistently perform in the most challenging conditions, so our partners can make confident clinical decisions and move on.

The Minds Behind Nonin
Phil Isaacson and his executive team are dedicated to product quality and customer satisfaction. Their leadership in technology innovation and industry partnerships, and their passion for recruiting and retaining talented employees, help drive our success.

Phil Isaacson
Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer

Phil Isaacson founded Nonin Medical in 1985 to pursue a new idea: making pulse oximetry devices smaller, more reliable, and more affordable. The company was incorporated in 1986. Under his leadership, Nonin established international sales channels and OEM partnerships early on—relationships that continue today.

Beginning with pulse oximetry and expanding to regional oximetry and capnography, with more parameters in the works, Phil has led Nonin through several product developments and technological innovations. At the same time, he is always looking for ways to improve existing Nonin products. He is listed as an inventor on 25 patents to date.

John Hastings
Chief Executive Officer

John Hastings joined Nonin in 2022 as CEO. Hastings has 20 years of progressive experience in the medical technology industry with a demonstrated track record of starting, building, and growing organizations. Prior to joining Nonin, he served as Executive Vice President at Cardiovascular Systems Inc, where he was responsible for research & development, quality, operations & supply chain, regulatory affairs and Strategic Ventures. He held leadership roles of increasing responsibility at Abbott Laboratories,  St. Jude Medical and American Medical Systems prior to CSI. 

 

Hastings holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Minnesota State University, Mankato and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas. 

Brent Geiger
Vice President of Quality, Regulatory and Program Management

As Nonin’s Vice President of Quality, Regulatory, and Program Management, Brent Geiger is responsible for proactively developing, leading and driving the execution of global quality, regulatory, clinical, technical service, and program management organization (PMO) strategy. Geiger is passionate about striking the right balance between achievement of strategic business and compliance objectives, and organizational design to align with strategy and support its deployment. After spending over 16 years in quality, regulatory and clinical affairs for multimillion-dollar medical device, technology and pharmaceutical companies, Geiger has a proven track record of executing vision, strategy and roadmaps that drive organizational transformation.

He holds a BS in Biomedical Engineering and MS in Biotechnology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. In addition, he has held a RAPS Regulatory Affairs Certification since 2009.

Jim Gonnella
Vice President of Finance & IT

Jim Gonnella has extensive experience in accounting, financial management, and operational excellence. He has worked with other leading manufacturers such as Nilfisk-Advance, Circuit Check, and Stratasys. Gonnella has taken on increasing responsibility and leadership roles at Nonin from financial management to financial strategy.

He holds a BS in accounting from Winona State University, and an MBA in finance from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

Peter Rother
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Peter Rother has twenty-five years of experience in the practice of law, including over fifteen years of experience in the medical device industry providing legal advice to senior executives in three medical device companies. Rother has experience in public and private companies, as well as in domestic and international legal matters. He has built best practices and tools, including in the areas of compliance, contracting, and risk mitigation. His diverse practice includes litigation, compliance, human resources, and commercial and intellectual property, among others. Prior to joining Nonin, Rother was Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of AGA Medical Corporation, Assistant General Counsel and Senior Director of Investigations of St. Jude Medical, and Senior Counsel of Litigation and Investigations of Abbott Laboratories.

Rother holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in Political Science and Psychology from Winona State University and a Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law.

Jill Wroblewski
Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing

Jill Wroblewski has held several leadership positions with Nonin Medical, including director of business development and senior director of marketing. With a background in mathematics and statistics, she has experience in clinical research, statistical analysis, and effective management of complex projects.

Wroblewski holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in statistics, both from Western Michigan University.

Board of Directors
Our strategically selected board is positioned to address rapidly changing market needs and meet the demands of providers, payors and other audiences through health-driven digital and data solutions.

Phil Isaacson
Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer

Phil Isaacson founded Nonin Medical in 1985 to pursue a new idea: making pulse oximetry devices smaller, more reliable, and more affordable. The company was incorporated in 1986. Under his leadership, Nonin established international sales channels and OEM partnerships early on—relationships that continue today.

Beginning with pulse oximetry and expanding to regional oximetry and capnography, with more parameters in the works, Phil has led Nonin through several product developments and technological innovations. At the same time, he is always looking for ways to improve existing Nonin products. He is listed as an inventor on 25 patents to date.

Waqaas Al-Siddiq
Founder & CEO of Biotricity

Waqaas Al-Siddiq is the CEO and founder of Biotricity, a leading digital health company that has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company and the Most Innovative Medical Device Company. Al-Siddiq is a serial entrepreneur, a former investment advisor, an expert in corporate strategy, and an innovative technologist. Al-Siddiq has held several high-level design positions at IBM, AMD, and Intel. He also has vast experience leading various groups through his board experience and executive roles within start-ups, mid-sized companies, and non-profits.

Al-Siddiq holds a dual Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and Economics, a Master’s in Computer Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, and a Master’s in Business Administration and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Henley Business School.

Angela Dillow
Strategic Consultant & Board Director at Regions Hospital

Angela Dillow is a seasoned executive who has driven accretive, sustainable organizational transformation for a variety of businesses. She has significant experience leading all phases of strategic execution and organizational effectiveness, including P&L management, business development, strategic planning, acquisitions and alliances, market development, and corporate/key accounts. Dillow is an independent director for Nonin Medical, and also currently serves on the Executive Committee and as Chair of Quality Committee on Regions Hospital Board of Directors.

Previously Dillow was Vice President of Global Healthcare Corporate Accounts for Ecolab. Prior to this role, Dillow served as Vice President & General Manager of Global Innovative Services, a B2B division partnering with medical device manufacturers to customize and commercialize new products. Dillow graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Centre College with a BS in chemistry. She earned her doctorate in chemical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a post-doctorate at the University of Minnesota. Dillow is the author or co-author of one book, five patents, and 23 peer-reviewed publications in the fields of chemical engineering, smart biomaterials, and targeted drug delivery.

Larry Betterley
President & CEO of Lexington Advisors, LLC

Larry is currently the President and CEO of Lexington Advisors LLC, providing business advisory and board services, and funding to early-stage companies. He is a seasoned executive with over 30 years of experience in public and private technology companies. Most recently, Betterley was the CFO of Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., where he was instrumental in raising more than $200 million in financing, growing annual revenues to over $200 million, and achieving a market capitalization of over $1Billion.

Prior to CSI, Betterley was a senior executive in several organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, including Cray Research, Inc., Diametrics Medical, Inc., and Plato Learning.

Laura Gillund
Corporate Board Director & Global Human Resources Executive

Laura Gillund is a transformational Board Leader and Global Human Resources Executive optimizing organizational success through strategic oversight of organizational, compensation, and talent planning initiatives aligned with business strategy. Gillund serves as a board member and chair of the human resources and compensation committees for Allina Health System and Stratacor/Delta Dental of Minnesota. She also serves on the Integrated Planning and Operations and Governance and Nominating Committees for Allina, and the Audit and Risk Management and Executive Committees for Stratacor.

Gillund created the human resources functions at Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. and C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. leading culture definition and transformation, achieving subsequent double-digit growth. Gillund holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations and a Master of Arts Degree in Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota, and actively supports the university as an advisory board member.

Robert Rajalingam
President, U.S. Medical Products & Distribution of Cardinal Health

Robert Rajalingam currently serves as the President of the US Medical Products & Distribution at Cardinal Health and oversees market-leading product and distribution services to acute, nonacute, and lab sites across the country. Prior to this, he led Cardinal Health’s Medical selling organization. Rajalingam joined Cardinal Health after serving as the vice president and general manager of the Vascular Access Business Unit. Prior to Smith Medical, he was the Vice President of Global Marketing for Medtronic Peripheral Vascular.

Rajalingam earned his bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering and economics from Duke University and his MBA from Stanford University. He previously served on the board of the American College for Phlebology Foundation and volunteered as a Year Up mentor.

  • Reliable Devices, Sustainable Practices

    Our company was founded on a commitment to improving human lives. That includes taking responsibility for the effect our operations have on the environment. We follow best practices for resource management in product design, packaging, manufacturing, and distribution. We meet all regulatory requirements for environmental impact, and pursue continuous improvement with guidance from documents such as ISO 14001 and UL 880.

Lending Hands, Enriching Lives

At Nonin, we take pride in nurturing the communities we serve. Our community enrichment programs and partnerships raise awareness and generate support for causes that make a positive difference in our world. We regularly donate our time and talents to local charities and organizations that share our dedication to improving the lives of others. In recent years, we have provided:

  • Cash and food donations for The Minnesota Emergency Foodshelf Network
  • Corporate donations to The United Way
  • Blood donations to the American Red Cross
  • Contributions to Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
  • Volunteer support for Second Harvest events

Our Team

Innovation and teamwork are the keys to our success. We are always looking for talented people who want to make a difference. If you are searching for a meaningful career, join our team!

Our Culture

We believe that all employees contribute to our company culture, and that we all benefit from thinking of that culture as something we share.

Our Benefits

We value technical skill, creative thinking, customer focus, and collaboration—and we strive to create an environment where people can do their best work.

Our People

As a company built on innovation, we value the contributions of employees with different perspectives and experiences.

Our Future

We invest in our employees today, supporting their personal and professional growth, to become a better company tomorrow.

We are committed to diversity and support the principles listed in Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Nonin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer—Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. To request a copy of our Affirmative Action policy, or if a disability prevents you from applying for a job online, call us at 800-356-8874 and ask for a human resources representative.