John LaLonde, a technology leader with more than 30 years of experience, joined Spok as Chief Technology Officer in January 2018. LaLonde has led research and development organizations and healthcare IT initiatives at companies such as Medtronic, Boston Scientific, and GE Healthcare. At Medtronic, LaLonde served as the Vice President of Research, Technology & Product Development for a $2B division responsible for multiple product lines in therapeutic devices and mobile applications for pain relief, drug delivery, and urological disorders. During his tenure at Boston Scientific, he was responsible for the development of a cloud-based home monitoring system for cardiac patients in the U.S. and Europe who have wireless cardiac device implants. LaLonde has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, and a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.