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Lynn Jurich (born c. 1979)[1] is an American businesswoman and investor who is the co-founder and co-CEO of Sunrun,[2] a home solar power installation, financing, and leasing company headquartered in San Francisco, California.[1][3] In addition to leading Sunrun, Jurich is also an angel investor.[3]

Lynn Jurich
ResidenceSan Francisco, California
NationalityAmerican United States
EducationStanford University
Alma materStanford Business School
Investor, CEO
Years active2000s-present
Spouse(s)Brad Murray
AwardsFortune magazine 40 Under 40



Jurich co-founded Sunrun in 2007 with Stanford Graduate School of Business classmate Ed Fenster and Nat Kreamer.[4]

Jurich was named one of the Ten Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs by Fortune magazine in 2009,[5] and received the 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in the Northern California region and was a national finalist together with SunRun co-founder Ed Fenster.[6] In 2013, Jurich was named one of Fast Company's Most Creative People in Business.[7] Forbes magazine listed her as one of their Women to Watch in 2015.[8]

Jurich serves on the board of directors of the Sierra Club[9] and holds an MBA and BS in science, technology, and society from Stanford University.[10][4]

In July 2018, Jurich was listed on Fortune magazine's 40 Under 40 list as one of the most influential people in business under the age of 40.[11] That same year, Inc. Magazine named Lynn as one of the top 100 Female Founders. The honor recognizes female visionaries who are creating jobs and changing the world.[12]

Personal lifeEdit

Jurich lives in San Francisco[13] with her husband, Brad Murray, who is president of the cosmetics company Tatcha.[14] Jurich has one child. [2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Say Yes to Solar". Inc. December 1, 2010. Retrieved February 1, 2011.
  2. ^ a b White, Ronald D. (2018-03-17). "Lynn Jurich's company has become a giant in the residential solar industry". Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  3. ^ a b Weisul, Kimberly (2018-10-15). "Sunrun CEO Lynn Jurich on Venture Capital, Conscious Leadership, and #MeToo". Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  4. ^ a b XIA, VINCENT (2019-01-25). "Envisioning an energy future with less fear, more cooperation". Stanford Earth. Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  5. ^ "Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs". December 18, 2009. Retrieved February 1, 2011.
  6. ^ "Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010". Archived from the original on June 27, 2010. Retrieved February 1, 2011.
  7. ^ "Most Creative People in Business 2013". Fast Company. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  8. ^ "Women To Watch: Eight Rising Stars". Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  9. ^ "The Sierra Club Foundation Leadership". Retrieved February 1, 2011.
  10. ^ "SunRun Executive Team". Retrieved February 1, 2011.
  11. ^ "Lynn Jurich, 39". July 19, 2018. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
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  13. ^ "8 Self-made women to Watch in 2015". Forbes. 2015. Retrieved July 6, 2015.
  14. ^ Goudreau, Jenna (August 2, 2012). "The Startup Marriage: How To Juggle Love And Ownership". Forbes. Retrieved July 6, 2015.

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