John Taylor - Vice Chair

Director of Supplier Diversity, Medtronic

John Taylor has served as Director of Supplier Diversity for Medtronic since November 2016, where he is responsible for increasing alignment and coordinating supplier diversity goals. Prior to joining Medtronic, he held the Director of Supplier Diversity position at Cargill.

Taylor pledges continued support and participation in local and national organizations dedicated to stimulating the growth of minority- and woman-owned businesses. In addition, he is committed to a continued focus on mentoring activities with the leaders of disadvantaged businesses and developing and administering Medtronic’s diversity strategies and initiatives.