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Senior Vice President - Research & Development

Jacob Leach

Jake Leach is Senior Vice President, of Research and Development at Dexcom.

He was promoted to his current position in 2015, where he is responsible for the leadership of scientific research, engineering, product development, and project management. Jake oversees the development of next generation products and leads a large organization of amazing people. His teams are responsible for delivering best in class glucose monitoring technology paired with an exceptional user experience.

Jake joined Dexcom in March 2004 to lead development of sensor electronics which were part of the first generation Dexcom system. Jake has served in various roles within Dexcom including Vice President of R&D, Senior Director of R&D, and Manager of Engineering.

From 1996 to 2004, Jake held positions in research and development at MiniMed and subsequently Medtronic Diabetes, focusing on the development of glucose sensing systems.

Jake holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Biomedical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.