Elite education, ingenious thinking, massive skills, decades of industry experience plus true visionary leadership.

Green Revolution Cooling’s (GRC) executive team brings a diverse and truly unrivaled set of credentials. But they all share a singular passion: to help your business grow with the world’s most powerful, efficient and cost-effective data center cooling solutions.

Peter Poulin


Peter’s visionary role at GRC is founded on more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry. He spent the first half of his career helping Compaq Computer Corporation in a variety of sales, marketing, operational and management roles. He was also the VP of North American sales and marketing for APC, NetBotz and Virtual Bridges.

Prior to joining GRC, he was the CEO of Motion Computing, a rugged tablet manufacturer.

Peter holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.

Jim Weynand

Chief Revenue Officer

Jim brings an impeccable record of developing complex B2B commercial solutions for some of the world’s leading data center technology providers and private equity consulting firms.

For the past three decades he’s helped companies like IBM and Compaq/HPE, Unisys and others scale up, boost sales, grow market share and develop innovative new products.

Jim holds a BBA in Administration and Marketing from the University of North Texas and is an alumnus of Babson’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.

Ben Smith

Chief Product Officer

A seasoned global leader, Ben brings an impressive track record of executing business strategy and driving strong growth.

Prior to joining GRC, Ben helped APC and Schneider Electric develop transformative business initiatives that improved product quality, supply chain efficiency, and order-to-delivery lead times. Most recently, he served as Schneider Electric’s Vice President Data Center Cooling Systems.

Ben holds a BA degree from Castleton University (Castleton, Vermont) and a MS degree in Industrial Engineering/Operations Research from University of Massachusetts Amherst.

John Bean GRC CTO

John Bean, Jr.

Chief Technology Officer

John’s rich knowledge of data center infrastructure technologies makes him a tremendous asset to the GRC team. With expertise in IP development, he is well versed in advancing product portfolios, offer development, and accelerating commercial technologies to meet customer needs.

Prior to joining GRC, John spent nearly 20 years at Schneider Electric in roles of increasing leadership responsibility—ultimately leading multi-disciplined teams responsible for new technology and intellectual property development.

He is also the inventor/co-inventor of 48 U.S. Patents, along with several global patents, all focused on electrical, thermodynamic systems, controls, and cooling architectures. He currently serves as co-chair for the OCP Immersion Committee.

Jerry Mayfield

VP of Customer Experience

40 years of industry experience has helped Jerry forge the memorable customer experiences our data center clients have come to enjoy.

Prior to GRC, he led various engineering and operations teams with Apple, Compaq Computer Corporation, Polycom, where he was the director of program management, and at Motion Computing, where he held the position of vice president of sustaining engineering.

Jerry has an AET degree from Denver Community College and a BAS in Business Administration from Our Lady of the Lake, San Antonio.

Mike Zimmerman

Vice President of Operations

Mike brings to GRC more than 30 years in the technology industry of optimizing global operations/manufacturing, supply chain and delivering market leading quality and services.

Prior to joining GRC, he has held various executive and operational leadership positions with Zebra Technologies, Getac Corporation, Gateway Computers, Compaq Computer and Motorola. He has served as the Chairman of the Gateway Foundation and Chairman of the Zebra Technologies Veterans Inclusion Group. He is a military Veteran (USMC) H&S Battalion – 1st, 5th, 7th, and 11th Division.

Mike holds a BBA in Business and International Marketing (Magna Cum Laude) from Northwood University – Midland, MI.

Laura Parsons

Laura Parsons


Laura’s experience with hardware technology companies, as well as those in start-up mode, is particularly relevant to her role at GRC. She began her career as Plant Controller for Chatsworth Products and was promoted to Operations Controller for all their facilities.

Laura then joined Supercircuits and managed the due diligence of their acquisition. She remained with the company and subsequently managed the acquisition of a competitor. She’s also held Controller/CFO roles at Cerilliant, Accurate, and multiple other companies.

Laura holds a BBA in Accounting (Magna Cum Laude) from Sul Ross State University.