Born and raised in Australia, Leigh completed his B.S. in Medical Engineering at Queensland University of Technology before going on to complete his M.S. coursework in Mechatronics at both Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and the University of Melbourne. Needing something to do in between degrees, Leigh also completed a 2600 mile, 4-month unassisted walk from the west to the east coast of Australia. Outside of work, Leigh enjoys a good game of cricket and enthusiastically attempting to learn the piano. He is currently improving his woodworking skills and is currently building a dog kennel for his 6’ Irish Wolfhound.