Viking of Distinction

Steve Blum

class of 1981

Steve Blum’s international career in consulting and medical devices began with Los Angeles-based Landmark Entertainment Group while living in Tokyo, Japan. He then worked for USAsia Consulting Group in Washington, D.C. To be closer to family in Nebraska, Steve and his young family moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he launched a 25-year career in the medical device business at Boston Scientific, then at American Medical Systems, and finally at Coloplast Corporation. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Johns Hopkins University. Steve is on numerous boards and is a member of the Japan American Society of Minnesota, the Bio-business Alliance of Minnesota, and the Medical Alley Early-Stage Ecosystem Working Group.