David L. Leach

David L. Leach

Vice President, Chief Data and Analytics Officer and Chief Information Security Officer | Pacific Gas and Electric Company

David Leach is Vice President, Chief Data and Analytics Officer, and Chief Information Security Officer of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E).

Leach has spent equal parts of his career focused on protection of information and technology assets and transforming businesses through analytics. Leach and has repeatedly delivered new and enduring enterprise capabilities through a nimble and curious leadership approach to security, data management, and analytics.

Leach is responsible for leading PG&E's cybersecurity, asset protection, and enterprise-wide data management and analytics, including protection of physical and cyber assets, asset and operational data, and driving continuous improvement in the company's data-driven decision-making capabilities.

Prior to joining PG&E in December 2021, Leach spent the last twenty-plus years in leadership roles at global product companies, including Cummins Inc. and Micron Technology, leaders in the fields of semiconductor and industrial power systems design, manufacturing, and service. His accomplishments include building and leading enterprise programs for cybersecurity, information protection, and regulatory compliance, as well as development of enterprise data and analytics functions.

Over the course of his career, Leach has led a variety of other business and technology functions, including development and operation of cloud and network platforms, supply chain, and information technology. The result of his work has been delivery of completely re-imagined coworker and customer experiences, and improved quality, safety, operational and financial outcomes.

A native of California, he holds an MBA from the University of Southern California and a BA in Economics from Boise State University.