Stryker, one of the newest MIT LGO partner companies, is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. Stryker offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. MIT LGO internships at Stryker will focus on topics such as additive manufacturing, supply chain optimization, and Industry 4.0/automation, and may be located at Stryker sites in the US or Ireland. Stryker is also eager to bring MIT LGO graduates into full-time roles after graduation.
Viju Menon (LGO ’94)
Group President, Global Quality and Operations, Stryker
While at LGO: MBA & SM Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Previous studies: University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Computer Science and Engineering
Viju had a 19-year Intel career, distinguished by key leadership roles such as Factory Manager and Head of Worldwide Supply Planning Operations. After leaving Intel, Viju joined Verizon Wireless as Vice President, Supply Chain, eventually rising to become Chief Supply Chain Officer for all of Verizon. In 2018 Viju was named Group President for Global Quality and Operations at Stryker.
LGO proved to be an amazing inflection point in shaping my world view, developing my leadership skills, and influencing my subsequent career trajectory. Even after 20 years, I still draw from my LGO toolkit when it comes to thinking big and leading transformational change. I am a big LGO believer.