• 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.

Matthew Prior
Senior Vice President of Strategy and 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.

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.  Brent 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, Brent has a proven track record of executing vision, strategy and roadmaps that drive organizational transformation.

Brent 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. Jim 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.

Christine Meidinger
Vice President of Operations

Christine brings to Nonin over 20 years of global operations, supply chain and quality experience. She has a track record of strategic change and continuous improvement leadership experience across a broad range of business disciplines. Prior to Nonin, she spent 10 years as the vice president and director of operations at Nortech Systems, an electronic manufacturing services provider.

She holds a degree in business administration and management.

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.

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.

Brikkelle Thompson
Vice President of Human Resources

Brikkelle is an accomplished human resources leader with extensive experience in healthcare and talent development. Her global business mindset and demonstrated ability to develop organizational performance optimization are key attributes she brings to Nonin Medical. In her recent experience prior to Nonin, Brikkelle served in human resource leadership positions with the University of Minnesota Foundation and Medtronic.

Brikkelle holds a degree in international relations from the University of Minnesota, and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas.

  • 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.