Lynn Jurich (born c. 1979)[1] is an American businesswoman and investor who is the co-founder and 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]


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 life

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]