Stryker is a medical company which was started in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker, with the intention of filling gaps in the market for certain patients’ medical needs. The company provides services and products focused around three main areas: neurotechnology and spine, medical and surgical, and orthopaedics. Reuters reports its annual revenue form 2016 as $11.3bn, the result of a 13.9% increase from the previous year. With 33,000 employees, and 197 work sites, it finally broke the $10bn revenue barrier in 2016. It places 19th on Fortune’s “100 Best: Great Place to Work,” and 58th on Forbes’ “Global 2000: World’s Best Employers”.