Samantha Smith is the director of Sustainability & Product Stewardship at Medtronic where she is shaping the future of sustainability in the medical device industry. She has over 20 years of experience in Packaging Design and Development. Before joining Medtronic she worked as a packaging engineer for such companies as Honeywell, Procter & Gamble, BIC Consumer Products, and Energizer. Since she joined Medtronic 10 years ago she has had different roles at the company that focused on Packaging Design Development and Global Supply Management. She also managed the Packaging Design and Testing Lab in Connecticut. Samantha holds a BS in Packaging Science from Michigan State University.