Lynn Jurich is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Sunrun (Nasdaq: RUN), the nation’s largest dedicated provider of residential solar, storage and energy services in the United States. Along with Sunrun co-founder Ed Fenster, Jurich invented the business model “solar as a service” that unlocked consumer demand for clean, affordable energy direct from residential rooftops. Today with more than 160,000 customers and $3 billion in installed solar systems across 22 states and the District of Columbia, Sunrun is revolutionizing how consumers get electricity.
Before Sunrun, Jurich worked at Summit Partners, where as one of a few female venture capitalists, she completed investments with an aggregate market value of over $900 million in the financial services and technology sectors. She was named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business in 2013 and Forbes’ Women to Watch in 2015.
Jurich earned her BS in Science, Technology and Society and an MBA from Stanford University. In her free time, she brings her competitive spirit to the tennis court and nurtures her appreciation of nature with long walks.