Loop and Learn, sponsored by The Savvy Diabetic, hosted a presentation by Jake Leach, EVP and Chief Technology Office for Dexcom just this past Sunday, 6/27/2021.  Lots of great information. 

Jake Leach 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 since served in various leadership roles at Dexcom including Senior Vice President of R&D, Vice President of R&D and Senior Director of R&D. Prior to Dexcom, 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.

In Jake’s interview with Stacey Simms of Diabetes Connection last June 2020, “For the G7, our goal is to make it as interoperable as possible, which is one of the key important points about ICGM – that it’s an interoperable device.”

Who Should Loop? was a great panel discussion about the basics of Looping, first-hand experiences and Q&A.  Click Here: Who Should Loop?




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