Sharon

Sharon Piper Diggs
Director of Global Inclusion, Diversity and Engagement
Medtronic, INC

Sharon Piper-Diggs is currently the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Medtronic Corporation. Sharon is responsible for the implementation of diversity and inclusion programs and strategic inclusion plan for the largest business sector of Medtronic. Sharon has over 20 years’ experience in human resources working in the medical industry as well as other industries. Sharon has worked for Guidant and Boston Scientific both medical device companies in which her role was to lead talent acquisition and global diversity. Her career expertise includes human resources, sales, marketing and education.

Sharon’s accomplishments in talent acquisition and diversity/inclusion have earned her recognition as Medtronic’s Best in Class “Inclusion Manager”, and the Talent Acquisition ” Star of Excellence” award. She received National Sales Networks “Outstanding Achiever of the Year Award” and participated as a National Sales Network Panelist “Driving Above and Beyond Expectations and Women Who Rock events. Sharon was featured in Heart & Soul magazine as one of the most influential women in healthcare. She has participated on numerous conference panels’ engaging with audiences to leverage diversity best practices. Sharon earned a bachelor’s degree from Northeast Missouri State University.