Eng. Ana Rita Xavier

Medtronic

Ana Rita Xavier is a Biomedical Engineer, who started her career in 2006. After graduating she worked in research studying the Autonomic Nervous System behavior in syncope and atrial arrhythmias. In 2008 she joined Medtronic, a medical devices company, as a Technical Consultant in CRHF – Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure – division (pacemakers, ICDs, CRTs, ICMs and AF ablation). For the past 10 years Ana Rita Xavier has performed different positions within Medtronic and at the moment I’m Marketing Specialist for CRHF. As one of the first Biomedical Engineers in Portugal it was challenging to face the work market, find her place and create that need. She considers it to have been a challenging but very rewarding path.