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B.A., M.A., Certified Coach
Leslie has been with Medtronic since 2005 and has held a variety of leadership roles. She specializes in individual, team, and organization development.

Leslie draws from more than 20 years of experience working with a variety of industries including medical device, manufacturing, airline, and education. Prior to joining Medtronic, Ms. Vatne was president of her own consulting practice, and was an adjunct faculty member at the University of St. Thomas and the University of Minnesota.


Human Resource Generalist Certificate
University of Minnesota

Master of Arts

Human Resource Development
University of St. Thomas

Certified Coach

Internationally Certified Coach
International Coaching Federation

Leslie's Expertise.

Leslie Vatne, M.A., SPHR, ACC works in Global Inclusion, Diversity and Engagement at Medtronic, Inc.

Leslie Vatne is known for her strong facilitation conducting workshops that provide fundamental skills for individuals and teams. She specializes in workshops that organizations have found to improve individual and team performance.

Process improvement is another focus area for Leslie. She offers both a methodology and hands-on facilitation to support individuals and teams in the process of simplifying and improving their work processes.