Meet Our Team

Deb Noller Chief Executive Officer

Deb Noller brings more than 20 years of experience in technology, enterprise and connected buildings to the Switch Automation team. As CEO, her biggest passion is helping large industries use technology to run more efficient business operations. Deb loves cycling, mentoring young women in the tech industry and is a self-diagnosed coffee snob.

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John Darlington Chief Technology Officer

John Darlington is a highly skilled software engineer with a broad knowledge of cloud architecture, Microsoft development technologies and control and automation systems. As CTO, John manages a large, international development and technical team. John is a movie-buff, busy dad to twins and just purchased a sleeper sofa for the Sydney office for when ‘work calls’ at hideous hours of the night.

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Peter Rake Global Director, Integration

Peter Rake has a proven track record in business development and a highly technical background, having spent a number of years deploying Switch software in his previous company. As Global Director of Integration, Peter is at the frontline of our customer experience, training and program implementation. He loves Chinese takeout and watches car-racing of all kinds, in all countries.

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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 US states. Aaron has two adorable dogs and rides an electric skateboard to work.

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Kristy Bayley Director of Operations

Kristy Bayley has extensive management experience within the property sector, providing her with a range of business and interpersonal skills. She is motivated to improve communities around the world through sustainability and education. ‘KB,’ as she’s affectionately referred to around here serves on the board of the Australian American Chamber of Commerce and plays pickup softball every Saturday.

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Anne Temme Director of Marketing

Anne Temme brings experience from one of the leading global public relations firms where she developed a deep understanding of digital and integrated marketing programs. As Director of Digital Marketing, Anne manages our content marketing program to help educate our industry about smart building management systems. Also, she’s traveled to 45 countries and is a college football fiend.

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Darlene Bereznicki Senior Account Executive

Darlene Bereznicki is an expert in building and mentoring teams. She’ll bring her past experience in growing companies from small start-ups into globally recognized brands to her role as Senior Account Executive. Perhaps most importantly, she’s our token Canadian. Awesome, ey?!

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David Nolte Senior Account Executive

David connects with corporate leaders and pushes them to think outside the box. He does this by introducing solutions and strategies that can make buildings more intelligent and sustainable, showing them that unlocking value starts with changing the status-quo.

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Michael Grizzle Senior Account Executive

Mike helps real estate companies realize the monetary and organizational value that smart building technology brings to the table. Through cross team engagement, cost / benefit analysis and industry knowledge, he coaches organizations to a new world of building management.

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Tim Rood Business Development Manager

As a Business Development guru, Tim is responsible for helping to grow the Switch business and ushering strategic deals forward.

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Skylar Ritwo Business Development Manager

Skylar is focused on creating mutually beneficial partnerships with people who are interested in the intersection of technology and real estate. His ultimate goal is to help building owners operate their properties more efficiently and more sustainably.

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Nico Boutmy Product Manager

Nico Boutmy is our Sydney-based Product Manager and helps manage our quality assurance team. Nico has a master’s degree in IT / IP Law and a long pedigree working in a wide variety of technology businesses ranging from domain name management to film production. He’s to thank for keeping our team apprised of the latest technology trends, as he spends most of his free time reading up on the latest gadget gossip.

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Kyle Swenson Project Implementation Engineer

Kyle Swenson is a creative mechanical engineer who has a proven track record in sustainable design and a passion for control systems. He brings four years of design experience from a world renowned boutique engineering firm, and uses that experience to fine tune our U.S. clients' portfolios, develop fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) tools and improve the Switch platform. He is an outdoor adventurer at heart and loves rock climbing and mountain biking.

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Meghan Saylor Marketing Manager

Saylor brings deep real estate experience from the multi-family, commercial and senior housing industries. As Marketing Manager, Saylor blends her technical aptitude with her passion for storytelling to translate the changing landscape of the #CRETech world into actionable insights. She delights in connecting people and resources in meaningful ways for maximum positive impact.

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Ronaldo Villarosa Project Manager

Ronaldo Villarosa manages our project development and support efforts in our Philippines office. He serves as a crucial link between the senior business team and the development team. Ronaldo also manages the office operations for our growing Philippines team. Off the Switch clock, he’s a tech / sci-fi audiobook aficionado.

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Daryl Oliveros Platform Architect

Daryl Oliveros is our lead systems programmer. He’s obsessed with making physical devices talk to each other, and is a total expert in M2M protocols and software design. Busy as that keeps him, he also makes time to be the ultimate family man—spending lots of time with his wife and kids.

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Dennis Krieger Director of Engineering

Dennis Krieger is an experienced mechanical engineer with 7 years in the building industry. He puts his energy expertise on the daily for our customers, helping them design, implement and manage the Switch platform to identify true business value for their organization. After working hard all day, he plays hard in the mountains—hiking, biking and snowboarding.

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Kate Lade Data Scientist

Kate Lade is our go to resource for all things data. She’s an expert in data structures, statistical tools, data tagging, metadata, point mapping, alert logic and platform scalability. As if that’s not enough, she also helps advise on new features that help make data usable. And as if that’s not enough, she has a personal library full of books to rival any professional collection.

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