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Tom Ulrich, PhDChief ScientistTandem Diabetes Care

Dr. Tom Ulrich has 35 years of experience developing (and helping others develop) software for mechanical systems in safety critical environments. As one of the original employees of Tandem Diabetes Care, he played a key role as it grew from a couple of engineers goofing off after work into a medical device manufacturer with a market capitalization of nearly $4 Billion. After spending his first decade with Tandem as Senior Director of Software Engineering, Dr. Ulrich transitioned into the role of Chief Scientist. In this role he (a) works on all aspects Tandem’s closed loop dosing algorithms, and (b) mentors the next generation of engineers and engineering managers at Tandem. Dr. Ulrich earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Engineering from the University of California, Irvine, and his Ph.D. from the School of Business and Leadership at Regent University. His research interests include (a) leading engineers, (b) organizational culture, (c) motivation to lead, (d) organizational commitment, and (e) the impact of leader emotion upon followers. As a motivational speaker and trainer, Dr. Ulrich is known as the Engineering Leadership Guy.

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