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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.

  Rich Hanlon  VP of Sales and Marketing

Rich Hanlon
VP of Sales and Marketing

Industry veteran who has run successful sales, marketing and operations for several companies while delivering energy efficiency related products and services.

I am interesting in making buildings more sustainable and easier to manage. Embue is leading the industry in making apartments more intelligent.

Background: Lucent, Network Engines, Mercury Systems, EMC, EnerNOC, Kronos,
Force10 Networks, Wildfire Communications, Cray Inc., Siemens, Osram, GE Daintree
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, lighting, intelligent building controls

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