Matt Leach is the VP, New Product Introduction and Innovation, North America for Essex Furukawa. He was responsible for launching and overseeing the MagForceX Innovation Center during the last three years. Leach has worked with Superior Essex -- with increasing responsibilities -- in technology and operations for nearly 25 years. Most recently Leach served as Vice President of Operations for Essex North America. He is currently tasked with leading a team of experts across a multitude of disciplines to solve the next wave of technological questions.