Full Name

Alexandra Clyde

Professional Title

Corporate Vice President of Global Health Policy, Reimbursement and Health Economics

Organizational Name

Medtronic, Inc.

Organization Website


Alexandra T. Clyde, MS, serves as a member of the Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network’s Clinical Episode Payment Work Group. She is Corporate Vice President of Global Health Policy, Reimbursement, and Health Economics for Medtronic, Inc. In her role, Ms. Clyde leads a global team of over 300 professionals and provides company-wide leadership on health policy and payment issues. Ms. Clyde chairs Medtronic’s Global Reimbursement and Health Economics Leadership Council and is also a member of Medtronic’s Global Officer’s Group. Between years 2002 and 2006, Ms. Clyde chaired the Advanced Medical Technology Association’s Payment Policy Work Group and is also a 2004 recipient of Medtronic’s Wallin Award, which is Medtronic’s most prestigious award for exceptional business results and leadership. In 2011, Ms. Clyde was designated a “Women in Business Industry Leader” by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. In addition to her role of leading Medtronic’s global team, Ms. Clyde was appointed as Chair of the Global Medtronic Women’s Network in 2013. In 2014, Ms. Clyde received the Medtronic Peak Performance award for leadership and functional excellence. Ms. Clyde has participated on multiple Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services technical advisory councils, and currently serves on the Executive Advisory Board of the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health at Tufts Medical Center and as a member of the National Industry Council for the University of Minnesota’s Medical Industry Leadership Institute. She has authored articles on health care payment policy in Health Affairs.   Ms. Clyde graduated from Colgate University with a BA in economics and from Harvard University with a MS in health policy and management.