Swetha Vinjimoor is a Research and Development Program Manager at Abbott Laboratories who leads new product development programs in Structural Heart that are used to treat aortic stenosis disease. Prior to her current role, Swetha was a regional sales manager in the healthcare industry. She outperformed in this role by providing effective engineering solutions for pharmaceutical and medical production lines at major healthcare leaders. Previously, she was a field sales engineer who was responsible for acquiring and maintaining key accounts in process heat engineering technologies. Swetha has a Bachelors in Biological Engineering from Purdue University and is a Master of Business Administration candidate at the University of Minnesota.
Swetha is thrilled to serve as Senator from FY24 – FY26. Previously, she led as the FY23 Society Outreach Committee Chair and FY22 Outreach Committee Chair-elect. She was also the LHC Liaison for the Des Moines Collegiate competition subcommittee in FY22. In parallel, her involvement at the Section level began in FY20 during which she served as Secretary of SWE-Minnesota for both FY20 and FY21. She continued her participation in SWE-Minnesota as the Membership Committee Co-chair in FY22. Swetha is passionate about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and continues to volunteer via various leadership positions at Abbott Laboratories and the University of Minnesota initiatives.