Meet Our Team

Deb Noller Chief Executive Officer

Deb Noller is a dynamic leader who brings more than 20 years of experience in technology, sustainability and commercial real estate to her role as CEO of the Switch Automation team. She helps large enterprises apply technology for more efficient business operations, resulting in hundreds of thousands of dollars in cost savings for Fortune 100 companies. Deb loves cycling, strong coffee and mentoring young women in the tech industry.

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John Darlington Chief Technology Officer

John Darlington is the CTO of Switch Automation and is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the business from strategic planning to tactical execution. John’s roots as a highly skilled software engineer with broad knowledge of cloud architecture, Microsoft development technologies and control and automation systems helps him implement a visionary approach to Switch’s software development. John is a movie-buff, busy dad to twins and is fascinated with disruptive tech applications of all kinds.

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Peter Rake Global Director, Integration

Peter Rake is a highly technical systems integrator with more than 20 years’ experience implementing complex building systems for Fortune 500 companies. As Global Director of Integration, Peter is at the front-line of customer experience, training and program implementation. He works closely with all project stakeholders from the site to the C-suite to ensure a seamless transition onto the Switch Platform. Peter is a frequent traveler and enjoys sampling local cuisine and culture.

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Aaron Lapsley VP of Engineering Services

Aaron Lapsley is an experienced engineer, consultant and manager with an extensive background in building systems, real estate operations, energy and technology. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School, a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering from the University of Oklahoma, and is a licensed Professional Engineer in two U.S. states. Aaron is a dog lover and sustainable commuter; his transportation of choice is an electric skateboard.

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Jason Cooper Vice President, Global Sales

Jason Cooper is a seasoned sales leader with more than 20 years’ experience in both buildings and technology. He’s been in pursuit of sustainability for the last 13 years, long before it became a popular buzzword. As the father of two young children, Jason is dedicated to leaving the earth better than he found it, and does so by helping companies operate more efficiently and spearheading Switch’s global expansion.

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Kristy Bayley Director of Operations

Kristy Bayley has extensive property management expertise and is a master of the operational engine. She is responsible for orchestrating the functions of a global team with a presence on four continents. Kristy is passionate about improving communities around the world through sustainability and education. ‘KB,’ as she’s affectionately referred to by the Switch team, serves on the board of the Australian American Chamber of Commerce and is an adventurer and networking maven.

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Anne Temme Director of Marketing

Anne Temme is an experienced modern marketer who excels at telling customer success stories and managing the ever-changing digital landscape. She began her career at one of the leading global public relations firms where she cultivated extensive experience with integrated marketing programs. As Director of Marketing, Anne helps educate our industry about the ROI of a consolidated smart building program. Her experience traveling to 45+ countries influences her creative perspective and ability to craft compelling messages.

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Our Advisory Board

Ravi Belani Advisory Board Member

Ravi Belani is Fenwick & West Lecturer of Entrepreneurship at Stanford University, and Managing Director of the Alchemist Accelerator, an enterprise seed accelerator backed by Cisco, DFJ, Khosla Ventures, Salesforce, Sapphire Ventures, and USVP. Ravi spent six years on the investment team at Draper Fisher Jurvetson's Menlo Park global headquarters, where he led investments and served on the boards as the first institutional investor. Ravi is a Phi Beta Kappa and Tau Beta Pi graduate of Stanford University, holding a BS with Distinction and MS in Industrial Engineering. Ravi also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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Matt Cameron Advisory Board Member

Matt Cameron is a sales executive with 22 years of experience. He is adept at assisting enterprises with hypergrowth, combining both scale and velocity. He has experience as the Global Head of Inside Sales for Yammer (2010-12), Regional Vice President (Enterprise) for Salesforce (2005-2010) and VP of Sales at Series A firms that raised Series B with him. In 2016, he established SalesOpsCentral as a consultancy to work with series A/B venture-backed SaaS companies looking toward the next growth milestone. Concurrently, he established the Silicon Valley Sales Management bootcamp, Frontline.

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