We’re Nest. We reinvent things.

We take the unloved products in your home and make simple, beautiful, thoughtful things.

Our people are Nest.

Our team.

We take what’s familiar and look at it in a new light. Our team focuses on making technology that’s simple, fresh and helpful.

At the end of the day, look at our product and you’ll see a reflection of the people who made it.
– Tony Fadell
  • Tony Fadell

    Tony Fadell

    Tony Fadell


    Founder & CEO


    Tony led the team that created the first 18 generations of the iPod and the first three generations of the iPhone. Before Apple, Tony built the Mobile Computing Group at Philips Electronics. Tony has authored more than 300 patents. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a BS in Computer Engineering.

  • Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers


    Founder & Engineering


    Matt was responsible for iPod software development at Apple, from concept to production. He is passionate about mobile products, loves team building and rapid productization. Matt earned his BS and MS degrees from Carnegie Mellon University.

  • Shige Honjo

    Shige Honjo

    Shige Honjo


    Design, HW Engineering & Operations


    Shige has more than 20 years of consumer electronics design, development, and execution experience on more than a dozen mobile phones and other products. Prior to Nest, Shige was the lead engineering program manager at Apple for several early generations of iPhone from concept to ramp. He received his Bachelors in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.

  • Chip Lutton

    Chip Lutton

    Chip Lutton


    General Counsel


    Chip spent 10 years as Apple’s associate general counsel for intellectual property, securing and protecting Apple’s innovations during the iPod-iPhone-iPad decade. He’s also worked at Sun Microsystems and for the current Chief Judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He has a law degree from Columbia University and a BS in electrical engineering from Rice University.

  • Tom vonReichbauer


    Tom vonReichbauer




    Tom joined Nest from Tesla Motors where he was the company’s Director of Finance. Prior to Tesla, Tom held several financial management roles at Ford Motor Company. He has a BS in economics and an MBA, both from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Doug Sweeny

    Doug Sweeny

    Doug Sweeny




    Doug has more than 20 years of experience leading marketing for iconic, global brands like Levi's, adidas and General Motors EV1. He was VP of Global Marketing for Levi's and architect of the Go Forth campaign in which he was selected by Advertising Age as one of the Top 50 Innovative Marketers today. Doug graduated with a BS from Syracuse University.

Nest. From the beginning.

We’re just getting warmed up.

And there’s already a lot to talk about.

  1. May 2010

    16 people, Palo Alto garage

  2. December 2010

    We build the first thermostat prototype. It’s a thing of beauty.

  3. September 2011

    70 people move to 900 Hansen Way.

  4. September 2013

    Nest Thermostats save a billion kWh. That’s enough energy to charge all the smartphones in the US for two years.

  5. October 2013

    Weekend shopping now a whole lot better

  6. October 2013

    The Nest Team expands to the UK

Contact us.

Here's how you can get in touch with someone at Nest.


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Palo Alto, CA 94304


Find answers to common questions on our support site. Or give us a call any time at 855-469-6378 or send us an email.



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