EVP - Chief Operating Officer
Jacob (“Jake”) Leach has served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Dexcom since August 2022. Prior to becoming Chief Operating Officer, Jake served as Chief Technology Officer, leading Dexcom’s research, product development, project management and engineering departments.
Jake is responsible for all things product, driving day-to-day decision-making and resource allocation across all major product-facing groups, including global operations, research and development, clinical affairs, and quality management and regulatory. He is also responsible for creating an integrated management structure that strengthens the company’s ability to execute on its vision for long-term sustainable growth.
Jake joined Dexcom in 2004, and for almost 20 years has helped lead technology development at Dexcom. During his tenure, Jake, together with his team, has ensured Dexcom delivers innovative continuous glucose monitoring solutions paired with exceptional experiences to patients, caregivers, and physicians all over the world. Jake and his team are also responsible for the development of the first commercial Dexcom CGM system, and all future generations, including Dexcom G6, the best-selling real-time CGM in the world.
Jake holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Biomedical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.