Senior Vice President, Structural Heart

Michael Dale is Senior Vice President of the Structural Heart division at Abbott. In this role, he leads the vision and strategy for the business, which is dedicated to the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease.


As an accomplished medical device executive, Mr. Dale has over 30 years of experience leading transformative, high-technology medical device companies in the cardiovascular, neuromodulation, diabetes, and electrophysiology markets. His past executive leadership roles span both public and private medical device companies, including GI Dynamics, Helical Solutions, ATS Medical, Endocardial Solutions, Cyberonics, St. Jude Medical, and Edwards Life Sciences. 


Mr. Dale has been an active director and served on the boards of Preceptis Medical, Enpath Medical, Rhythmia Medical, NeoChord, the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), and St. Mary’s University Council of Regents for the School of Graduate and Professional Programs. At present, he serves on the advisory board of Purdue University’s Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and California Polytechnic State University’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship as Student Mentor.


Mr. Dale holds a Bachelor of Science degree from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California.