Nest’s new CEO lives in Denver and will commute to the Palo Alto headquarters

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Incoming Nest CEO Marwan Fawaz.
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Nest named Marwan Fawaz as its new CEO on Friday, after Tony Fadell announced that he was stepping down.

Fawaz is a cable-industry veteran who is not nearly as well-known of a name in Silicon Valley as Fadell, a former Apple executive.

In fact, he doesn’t live in Silicon Valley. Fawaz currently lives in Denver, Colorado.

And according to a Nest spokesperson, the company’s new CEO will continue to live in Denver.

“Marwan currently lives in Denver and will be commuting to the Nest Palo Alto office for now,” a Nest spokesperson told Business Insider, adding “we don’t have any information beyond that.”