Theodore Lystig, PhD, MS, is the senior director of Corporate Biostatistics and a technical fellow at Medtronic, where he provides leadership and guidance in the use of robust statistical and research design methods throughout the company. He also holds the position of adjunct assistant professor within the Division of Biostatistics at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Lystig is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). He received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., and completed both his graduate degrees in biostatistics from the University of Washington in Seattle. He was also a postdoctoral fellow in statistical genetics at Chalmers Technical University in Gothenburg, Sweden.