About Us

our mission

To make apartment building operations more efficient, comfortable, and cost-effective.

Our goal is the intelligent building that automates management tasks, optimizes resource use, and protects against loss, while providing a healthy comfortable environment tailored to residents’ individual needs.

With thoughtful application of technology we aim to transform multifamily portfolio, property management and resident experience in all segments of market.

Management Team

Robert Cooper, PhD President and CEO, Founder

Robert Cooper, PhD
President and CEO, Founder

Founder through successful exit at mission critical computing startup and has led product and technology teams at multiple startups and established companies.
Embue combines two things I am passionate about: making buildings more comfortable and efficient, and delivering products that customers can depend on, whether it’s your home heating and cooling or trades on the financial markets.
Larry Genovesi CTO & VP Engineering, Cofounder

Larry Genovesi
CTO & VP Engineering, Cofounder

Serial entrepreneur in computing, storage and networks. HVAC and controls background.

My interest in Embue stems from my father who was a commercial HVAC designer.  He got me interested in understanding how buildings operate and Embue gives me the opportunity to meld building science and data analytics with my technology background.

Cheryl Smith VP Business Development, Cofounder

Cheryl Smith
VP Business Development, Cofounder

Early stage startup customer builder. Experienced sales and marketing leader that can go from ground to scale.

Embue brings together my deep interest in making life beautifully efficient with the harmony between design +  technology to make creature comforts in apartments just as you imagined.

Background: Lucent, Network Engines, Mercury Systems, EMC, EnerNOC, Kronos,
Force10 Networks, Wildfire Communications, Cray Inc.
Patents issued to date: 6
Successful exits: 6 (2 IPOs, 4 acquisitions)
Experience: Real estate tech, HVAC, energy efficiency, system/network architecture, full stack engineering, hardware supply chain, scaling internationally

Our conviction is our profession. Embue is a group of engineers and entrepreneurs that are obsessive about making apartments work more efficiently through automation, remote control, and alerts. We deliver solutions to owners, managers and residents that meet expectations of the smartphone culture for speed, information, and mobility. Our team is highly engaged in creating what it means to live in, manage or own tech automated apartments.  

team

Team

Kevin Fowler Software Engineering

Kevin Fowler
Software Engineering

Bradley Noyes Cloud and Analytics

Bradley Noyes
Cloud and Analytics

Peter Pavlovich Software Architecture

Peter Pavlovich
Software Architecture

Laurel Smith Graphic Design

Laurel Smith
Graphic Design

Robin Yohannan Firmware Engineering

Robin Yohannan
Firmware Engineering

 

advisors

Peter Biro Financial, Operations

Peter Biro
Financial, Operations

Arun Buduri Go To Market

Arun Buduri
Go To Market

Ken Leeser Privacy, Security + Compliance

Ken Leeser
Privacy, Security + Compliance

Mike Smith Multifamily Property Management, RE Tech

Mike Smith
Multifamily Property Management, RE Tech

Roberta Sydney Commercial Real Estate Developer

Roberta Sydney
Commercial Real Estate Developer