Lynn Jurich has a passion for creating simple solutions to difficult problems. She recognized that more people would switch to solar if it didn’t involve high costs and complexity and co-founded SunRun to make simple and affordable solar a reality. SunRun makes smart financial decisions and smart environmental decisions one and the same so people don’t have to choose between their pocketbooks and the planet. Lynn focuses on SunRun business operations nationwide, including sales, marketing, channel operations, and software development.
Under Lynn’s direction SunRun leads the solar power service market, provides affordable clean power to families in eight states, and coordinates a network of partners that employs over 3,000 workers. Lynn joined the Sierra Club Foundation Board of Directors in 2010 and was one of FORTUNE Magazine’s Ten Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs in 2009. Lynn and co-founder Ed Fenster were also awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2010 award in Northern California. Previously at Summit Partners, a venture capital and private equity firm, Lynn completed investments with an aggregate market value of over $900 million in the financial services and technology sectors. Lynn holds an MBA and BS from Stanford University.