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Andy  Kirkpatrick
Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Corporate Development

Andy Kirkpatrick is the Senior Vice President, Global Operations and R&D at Accuray, bringing more than 20 years’ experience in the medical device and technology industries. In his role, Kirkpatrick provides leadership for the Company’s global operations, including manufacturing, supply chain, and logistics. He is also responsible for overseeing Accuray’s research and development organization. Kirkpatrick joined Accuray in 2007, serving as Vice President, Business Development and has also served as General Manager, Americas region, and Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Corporate Development before taking on his current role.

Prior to joining Accuray, Kirkpatrick held multiple leadership positions at KLA-Tencor and other semiconductor equipment companies in Product Marketing and Manufacturing Operations, Business Development, and Mergers and Acquisitions. Kirkpatrick began his professional career as a nuclear engineer and submarine officer in the U.S. Navy.

Kirkpatrick earned his Masters in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley – Walter A. Haas School of Business, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy.