Seph Jensen

CEO, TearLab

Seph Jensen is a seasoned leader with in-depth knowledge in the eye care category and a strong track record of delivering operational excellence and profitable growth.

Seph graduated from Flagler College in 1994 with a double major in business administration and marketing, and a minor in advertising. After leaving college, he joined ADP and became the top regional sales representative, and then moved to Jacksonville, FL to take a position with Warner Lambert.

In 1996, Seph joined Alcon Laboratories where he embarked on a 17-year tenure serving in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. He was appointed to various commercial positions in sales and marketing, including both local US markets and Japan. In 2012, Seph was promoted to the Head of Surgical Marketing and was responsible for over $1.4 billion in revenue.

In October 2013, Seph joined TearLab as the President and Chief Operating Officer. In 2016, he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer and led the company through a complete corporate and commercial restructure, cutting costs over 40% and growing the customer base by more than 25%. In July 2020, Seph successfully completed the acquisition, privatization, and recapitalization of TearLab.