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
    Nonin Branded Messaging Statement

    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
Chief Executive Officer & Chief Technology Officer

Phil Isaacson
Chief Executive Officer & 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.

Chris Holland
Chief Commercial Officer

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Chris Holland
Chief Commercial Officer

Chris leads all sales and marketing for Nonin Medical. He held previous roles in Fortune 100 and Big 6 consulting companies, working with brands such as Cisco Systems, Coca-Cola, Accenture and PwC. He studied at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and MSU, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He holds an MBA from the Jack Welch Management Institute, and certifications from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Chris is known for strategic thinking, coaching and mentoring, problem solving, and building strong customer relationships.

Jim Russell
Chief Operating Officer

Jim Russell
Chief Operating Officer

Jim is an experienced medical devices executive. His expertise includes regulatory affairs, compliance, quality, operations, clinical affairs, general management, international management, and strategic planning. He has an outstanding record of effective leadership, problem solving, productive interpersonal relationships, and strong business judgment. Jim holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix, Colorado Campus, and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in biology from the University of Colorado.

David Hemink
Executive Vice President of Sales

David Hemink
Executive Vice President of Sales

David is a strategic and operational leader with diverse experience in medical devices, healthcare technology, and broader life sciences. His clinical experience is in gastroenterology, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, peripheral vascular, interventional oncology, vascular access, dialysis, and infection prevention and control; his portfolio expertise is in disposable medical devices, implantable medical devices, diagnostic and therapeutic catheters, software development, hardware/firmware, antibacterial/antimicrobial coatings, and integrated systems. He holds a degree in business and corporate communications from California State University, Fresno, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Matthew Prior
Vice President of Business Development & OEM Sales

Matthew Prior
Vice President of Business Development & OEM Sales

Matthew creates new opportunities with global strategic partners that leverage breakthrough medical technologies to improve lives. Matthew has led teams responsible for creating and managing commercialization opportunities, and has built key relationships with our largest global partners. He is listed as an inventor on 10 patents.

Matthew holds a master’s and doctoral degrees in physics from Duke University, a master’s degree in theoretical and mathematical physics and high performance computing from Trinity College, Dublin, and a dual bachelor of science degrees in physics and mathematics from the Dublin Institute of Technology.

Jill Wroblewski
Vice President of International Sales

Jill Wroblewski
Vice President of International Sales

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

Greg Rausch
Vice President of Research & Development

Greg Rausch
Vice President of Research & Development

Greg is an experienced technology and product development leader with extensive background in technical management of complex systems for medical device, consumer electronics, and telecommunications companies. He is an accomplished program manager of complete product and technology development life cycle from product/technology idea conception through design, implementation, and customer samples to optimization for mass production. Greg holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Paul Coss
Vice President of E-Health & Marketing

Paul Coss
Vice President of E-Health & Marketing

Paul is a healthcare marketing professional with high-level expertise in body area networks (MBANS) wireless technologies, patient safety, telemedicine, product marketing, market development, product introduction, and regulatory issues. He is a registered nurse, a former volunteer firefighter, and EMT. With experience in both critical care and sales, he brings a unique set of skills to Nonin and its place in the complex health care marketplace.

  • 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.