Judges

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    Jake Leschly '88

    Jake served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ingenuity Systems, Inc. from 1999 to 2013 when Ingenuity was acquired by Qiagen  Prior to Ingenuity, he served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Business Development for Affymetrix Inc. He joined Affymetrix from the Scandinavian offices of McKinsey & Company and has direct sales and marketing experience in the life science market from Pharmacia Biotech.  He holds a BA from Princeton University (’88) in Molecular Biology and an MBA from Harvard Business School.  Jake is a member of the Harvard Business School West Coast Advisory board and served on the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council for Biotechnology.  He currently advising and consulting with early stage companies in a variety of sectors and serves as a Board Member at East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring.