Director of Professional Industry Partnerships

Google Nest Devices & Services

Gene LaNoisis the Director of Professional Industry Partnerships for Google Nest Devices & Services for the Americas region. He joined Nest in August 2013, and has since been instrumental to the brand’s expansion into professional channels. With more than three decades of experience in his field, Gene now focuses on developing long-term partnerships with installation contractors, wholesale supplier networks, and manufacturers across professional trades including HVAC, custom integration, security, electrical, and solar.

Prior to joining Nest, Gene held various leadership positions at Watsco, where he launched GREE ductless mini-split air conditioners as the VP of Sales & Marketing. During his time at Honeywell, he managed a regional sales team and received multiple President’s Club awards for his contributions.Gene’s deep understanding of the industry and knowledge of the B2B world shape his leadership strategies, making him an invaluable asset to the connected home product solutions community. In 2021, he was named one of the “Top Leaders in Technology” by Parks Associates.

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