Industry Award for Innovations in Endourological Instrumentation Winner

Katy Lyall
Clinical Marketing Leader

With almost two decades of experience, Katy Lyall has earned a reputation as a passionate leader and innovator in the medical device field. Katy earned her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a focus in Neuroengineering. She has held leadership positions in clinical engineering, sales, and most recently led clinical marketing initiatives at Intuitive and is a passionate advocate and supporter of robotic surgery. Katy has worked closely with surgeon leaders, societies and engineers to advance minimally invasive procedures and innovation that maximize patient value throughout her career.

She has served on the board of directors with Baby Health Service, a not-for-profit children’s medical clinic in Kentucky and completed the Executive Leadership Program at Stanford University in 2020. Katy is author of multiple publications and committed advocate for increased healthcare and education access for underserved communities. She is a devoted mother and wife and thrilled to now turn her focus to family, spending time traveling, and camping with her two children and husband, as well as devoting time to non-profit work to build educational and leadership opportunities to increase diversity and mentor the next generation of biomedical engineers.

2020

Thekla Christina Koloczek

2019

Shayna Martin (Cook Medical)

2018

Ted Lamson (Neotract, Inc.)

2016

Lee Sullivan (Boston Scientific Corp.)

2015

Reinhard Zentner (Olympus Surgical Technologies Europe)

2014

Ali Amiri (Karl Storz Endoscopy)

2013

Michael Lerch (Dornier)

2012

Koji Shimomura (Olympus Corp)

2010

Walter Ryan (Cook Medical)

2009

Kirsten Wyzanski (Boston Scientific Corp)

2008

Sandra Tilden (GYRUS ACMI)

2007

Marty Emerson (AMS)

2006

Hans-Joachim Winter (Olympus Corp)

2005

Evan Brasington (Boston Scientific Corp)

2004

Gerald French (Cook Urological)

2003

Connie Padden (Karl Storz Endoscopy), Anne Marie Crownfield (Karl Storz Endoscopy), Mary Froelich (ACMI)

2002

Sybill Storz (Karl Storz Endoscopy)

2001

John Abele (Boston Scientific)

1998

Bob Quint (ACMI), Frederick Roemer (Cook)