A carbon-free world.

It’s a complex environment, let’s simplify it.

Building infrastructure and operations make up 40% of CO2 emissions worldwide—half of those are commercial real estate—and the current approach isn’t moving fast enough. We need rapid transformation and that requires a catalyst, some might say an audacious one.

Enter Audette. Our mission: to create a carbon-transition plan for every building on the planet.

We define the most effective strategies based on real data. With our proprietary technology we can expedite decarbonization at the ground level and expand our impact to scale globally. At Audette, we’re creating a meaningful path forward to tackle the logistics, politics and financial barriers around decarbonization in the real estate industry; one that meets our future needs today.

"We envision a future

where, despite all the challenges the world is facing, real estate owners across the planet have taken up the call to retrofit their properties with low-carbon technologies, carbon-negative materials and onsite renewables. Those that participate in this massive market transformation will emerge as leaders in this new no-carbon economy.”


Help us create real solutions for a carbon-free world.

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Meet Team Audette

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Christopher Naismith

CEO & Founder

Christopher spent more than a decade in boiler rooms and boardrooms for large corporate real estate before becoming frustrated with the inefficiency in making large-scale carbon transitions. Trained as an engineer and building scientist, Christopher has also moonlighted as a teacher, cook and amateur EDM promoter.

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Daniel Mossie

Senior Software Engineer

Daniel has led development of the Audette platform since 2017. As scrum master and software architect he turns user requirements into delightful, streamlined features. His experience ranges from full stack development, to agile project management and cloud computing. In his spare time, you can find Daniel on a soccer field, playing with his dogs, and exploring the beautiful west coast of British Columbia.

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Matt Alfke

Account Executive

Matt (aka: “A”) is a sales leader obsessed with value creation, and has spent nearly a decade commercializing low-carbon solutions. Coming from entrepreneurial pedigree, he has sold over $15M in cleantech to industry and run successful sales teams. Matt spends his free time testing the laws of gravity on his downhill mountain bike and can often be found flying through the air on local trails.

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James Maxwell

Director of Technology

A startup veteran, James has founded and led the growth of several small companies that matured into established businesses. He is particularly interested in unlocking the potential of technology and those who build it as a means to serve others. James is passionate about making things better, and when he's not leveraging technology to improve people's lives, he enjoys spending time renovating his barn, tending to his orchard and training therapy dogs.

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Dami Dabiri

Product Specialist

Dami first learned about the need for widespread carbon reduction while completing a degree in chemical engineering. Now he commits his talents to helping buildings use energy more intelligently. Dami brings his experience in building analysis, energy consumption modelling and the development of decarbonization measures for commercial clients. In his downtime, he enjoys reading, playing soccer, and whipping up new recipes.

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Leanna Killoran

Director of People & Culture

Leanna is a passionate systems thinker, her degrees in business and science help her create sustainable solutions for organizations and communities. Leanna believes in the inherent value of people and maximizing their potential. She also enjoys gardening, yoga and great books.

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Edgar López

Senior Decarbonization Engineer

Edgar is a Professional Engineer, Certified Energy Manager, Certified Measurement & Verification Professional and LEED Accredited Professional and has been working in sustainability for the built environment for over a decade. Edgar is also a proud parent, husband and musician.

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Brett Kerrigan

Director of Engineering

Brett is a Professional Engineer with over ten years of varied experience in the energy efficiency sector, including demand-side management and resource planning for utilities, energy efficiency analysis for the historic Centre Block Rehabilitation project on Parliament Hill, building energy benchmarking programs, energy modelling, and retrofit studies. In his spare time Brett enjoys canoeing, weightlifting, working on his gas-to-electric moped conversion, spending time with his wife, and chasing his kids.

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Eric Power

Technical Program Manager

Eric is a software developer who previously worked in the design and build process for water and waste water treatment plants where he focused on control systems and electricity modelling. He came to Audette out of a belief that technology should be a lever to improve our world, and spends his weekends cycling, woodworking, and reading.

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Claudia Nikel

Data Scientist

Claudia is a Data Scientist whose background in Civil Engineering and Data Science brought her to Audette. She is passionate about data and the environment, and helping businesses push data-informed decisions to become data-driven decisions. Outside of work you can find Claudia playing soccer, biking along the ocean or cooking in the kitchen.

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Ijeoma Ndu

Machine Learning Engineer

Ijeoma comes from a rich academic background in Electronics and Computer Engineering including a PhD in Engineering from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. She has worked on several data science projects in both the academia and industry. She has a passion for solving business problems using AI. With a Microsoft Azure certification and hands-on experience building and deploying machine learning models, she is bringing her combined expertise to contribute to machine learning development at Audette. Ijeoma is a proud mom of an ex-micropremie. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and baking.

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Grazietta Hof

UX Engineer, Design

Grazietta is a software engineer turned UX engineer, design. She is passionate about building and designing software that uses data for good. In her free time she can be found binging documentaries and playing with her cat.

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Nathan Budd

Software Engineer

Nathan is a software engineer with a very eclectic work history. He's studied physiology, mathematics, and aerospace engineering. He's worked in tech support, and apprenticed as a framing carpenter, and simulated continuous thrust low earth orbit transfers. When he's not changing careers, Nathan likes spending time in his garden, working on DIY home improvements, and escaping rooms. He is really excited to be working with such a talented team that is so dedicated to improving our future on this planet.

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Henry Szeto

Sr Software Engineer

Henry straddles the two worlds of software engineering and philosophy. While working as a software engineer in various industries, he also obtained a Ph.D. in philosophy. His passion for software design and philosophical questions resonates with Audette's mission of using technology to do good in the world. He believes strongly that philosophical thinking is an immensely useful resource in solving practical problems. In his free time, not only does Henry love to read anything from fiction to non-fiction, from philosophy to cookbooks, he also enjoys hiking, swimming, and rock climbing.

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Cecilia Skarupa

Decarbonization Analyst

Cecilia is a Building Scientist with expertise in energy modelling. After earning her M.A.Sc. in Building Science, her work focused on net-zero carbon feasibility studies for existing and new construction buildings. Her desire to use data-driven solutions to reduce carbon emissions on a global scale aligns perfectly with Audette’s mission. Outside of work Cecilia enjoys walks with her dog, reading, cottaging, and baking.

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Deeti Makkar

Engineering Analytics Team Lead

Deeti is an Engineer in Training and Certified Energy Manager with over 5 years of experience in energy management for the built environment. Her expertise lies in feasibility studies, energy modelling, and managing client relationships. In her spare time she enjoys dancing, doing puzzles, and camping.

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Jason Halarides

Data Engineer

After studying Industrial Engineering in Montreal, Jason spent most of his time automating industrial processes and configuring hardware in high volume production facilities. Since then, he has pivoted into the field of Data Engineering, combining his passion for automation and concern for the environment to help Audette on their mission. In his free time, Jason enjoys playing soccer, bouldering, gaming online with friends, and spending time on or by the water.

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Chris Mulley

Data Analyst

Chris is a self taught Data Analyst with a background in Economics and experience in startups. At Audette, he is passionate about using technology to make a positive impact in the world, particularly in tackling the climate crisis. When he's not talking to Databases, Chris loves to get out and explore the great outdoors. He's an avid camper, biker, and skier, and loves discovering new places and challenging himself with new adventures.

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Mon Gill

Director of Operations

Meet Mon, the unstoppable force behind our operations. With over a decade of experience in tech and startups, Mon is a seasoned professional who knows the ins and outs of sales, marketing, and operations. As our Director of Operations, she brings her strategic vision and operational efficiency to the table, making sure we're always on top of our game. When she's not busy at work, Mon enjoys dancing, staying fit, diving into a good book, and gardening.

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Christian Painchaud

Product Manager; Data Solutions

Christian is a web entrepreneur turned product manager working at the intersection of commerce, AI, and energy. At Audette, Christian helps cross-functional teams build data solutions to decarbonize commercial real estate at scale. Co-workers say that Christian is an energetic, highly creative, and positive leader. Outside work you can find him in Montreal’s parks with his children, or fly fishing on some beautiful Quebecoise river.

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James Boak

Decarbonization Engineer

James is a Professional Engineer and Certified Passive House Consultant, with over six years of experience in the building energy efficiency sector. He brings expertise in commercial building auditing, energy modelling, and data analysis for energy conservation and demand-side management. He's also an engaged citizen, community organizer, climate activist, brother, son, uncle, friend, partner, and gardener.

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Zach Rogers

People Operations Coordinator

With a background in business administration, Zach has had the ability to pick which sectors he wants to work in. Working in healthcare and indigenous law were natural fits and helped him make the easy leap to working for our green tech company, Audette. He has a passion for operational excellence, people operations, and business analytics. He loves being a cultural ambassador and believes in the potential of people and investing in that potential. In his personal time he focuses on his family, personal development, and his French Bulldog, Philippe.

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Bethany Gillingham

Product Delivery Manager

Bethany comes from a generalist background of product and project management as well as intellectual property. She specializes in building cross functional teams and getting stuff done! Bethany is excited to help deliver Audette’s mission to reduce carbon emissions with a company that practices their values. Outside of work you will find her with her nose in a book, baking something unnecessarily complicated, waiting on her cats, or watching something funny.

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Shyra Craig

Marketing Specialist

Meet Shyra the Marketing Specialist at Audette! With over a decade of experience in Communications, Marketing, and Public Relations roles, you can bet she knows a thing or two about making an impact. Shyra brings a contagious energy and a wealth of expertise to the team, and is the go-to person for all things communications and brand strategies. When she's not busy being a marketing maven, you can find her exploring her passions for interior design, jet-setting around the world, hunting for vintage treasures, and staying fit. And let's not forget her two adorable pups, Keira and Hank, they're the cutest duo around and keep her constantly entertained.

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Anabel Chuinard

Senior Data Scientist

Passionate about building analytics products, Anabel has 10 years experience solving diverse problems with data. Always keen to learn new things and take on new challenges, she worked with startups to help governments and nonprofits make the world a better place with data. Before that, Anabel was a particle physicist at the Large Hadron Collider where she got her knack for solving complex problems using statistics and machine learning. When not behind a screen, Anabel can usually be found wandering in the alpine, her natural habitat.

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Harrison Tighiri

Senior Data Analyst

Harrison is a passionate Data Analyst with a background in Environmental Sciences and Data Analytics, whose goal is to help businesses make informed decisions using data. He brings value to his role at Audette by leveraging his expertise. Besides spending time with his family, he enjoys playing soccer, engaging in strategic board games, exploring new places through travel, and experimenting with cooking.

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Dragon King-Prevost

Machine Learning Operations Engineer

Bio coming soon!