Chief Executive Officer
Lynn is chief executive officer and co-founder of Sunrun (Nasdaq: RUN), the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States. With Sunrun co-founder Ed Fenster, Lynn invented the business model “solar as a service” that unlocked consumer demand for clean, affordable energy direct from residential rooftops. Today with more than $3 billion in installed solar systems across 15 states, Sunrun is revolutionizing how consumers get electricity. Before Sunrun, Lynn worked at Summit Partners, where as one of few female venture capitalists, she completed investments with an aggregate market value of over $900 million in the financial services and technology sectors. Lynn was named Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business in 2013 and Forbes’ Women to Watch in 2015. Lynn earned her BS in Science, Technology and Society and MBA from Stanford University. In her free time, Lynn brings her competitive spirit to the tennis court and nurtures her appreciation of nature with long walks. As a new mom, she also loves spending time with her daughter and husband.
Ed co-founded Sunrun to make solar affordable for American families. He oversees capital raising and legislative and regulatory affairs. Under his leadership, Sunrun has enjoyed uninterrupted access to project finance throughout its history. Ed has worked to shape public and industry policy with the goal of building a sustainable solar industry. Before Sunrun, Ed served as Director of Corporate Development at Asurion Corporation. He also worked at The Blackstone Group, completing more than $10 billion in private equity and M&A transactions. Ed is a 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award winner with Lynn Jurich, a member of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, and serves as an Advisory Partner to Millennium Technology Value Partners. Disrupting the energy industry comes naturally to Ed - when Ed's preschool teacher asked him what his favorite thing was, he replied, "Electricity!"
Chief Financial Officer
Bob focuses on developing and executing strategies to grow Sunrun’s long-term value and competitiveness. He comes to Sunrun with more than 15 years of financial and operating experience as a CFO and COO at high-growth Silicon Valley technology companies. Bob most recently served as CFO of Flurry, Inc. (acquired by Yahoo! in 2014), a mobile application analytics and data-powered advertising platform. Prior to joining Flurry, Inc., Bob held CFO roles at Ticketfly, Linden Lab, Solexel, Tellme Networks and XOR.
Chief Marketing Officer
Michael leads Sunrun's marketing and product initiatives and is responsible for the company's consumer experience. He is the former CMO of TXU Energy, the largest competitive retail electricity company in Texas, and brings more than 22 years of experience building brands that create value for consumers across the energy, entertainment, telecom and financial services industries. Prior to TXU Energy, Michael served as senior vice president of brand management at USAA. He also spent 15 years with AT&T overseeing national product rollouts for multiple voice services, high-speed Internet and the AT&T U-verse brand.
Mina oversees Sunrun’s legal function and brings more than 16 years of expertise to the company. She is tasked with setting internal corporate governance and business policies for Sunrun. Before joining Sunrun, Mina served as the general counsel of Fly Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) and vice president of legal at BBAM, an aircraft lessor, for more than six years. Prior to that, she held positions with Williams-Sonoma and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.
Chief Operating Officer
Paul leads solar development, AEE Solar, SnapNRack, and service delivery for Sunrun. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Mainstream Energy, which included REC Solar. Paul brings 20-plus years of experience at the helm of large corporations in highly-competitive markets. He previously served as President of United Technologies Fire & Security in North Europe & South Africa, where he was responsible for well over $1Bn in sales and more than 13,000 employees. Paul also held a number of leadership roles at General Electric, where he built GE Security’s business in China and Asia.