John M. Capek, B.S. ’83, M.E. ’84, M.E. ’85, MBA ’87, Ph.D. ’88
John Capek, Ph.D., is Executive Vice President, Ventures. Dr. Capek was appointed to his current position in June 2015. In this role, he leads Abbott’s venture investment organization as well as new ventures, and Abbott’s Mitral Valve Replacement business. Previously, he had served as Executive Vice President, Medical Devices, and Senior Vice President, Abbott Vascular, heading up Abbott's global vascular business.