Lyndon Rive

President, Global Sales and Service, Energy
Tesla, Inc.

Lyndon Rive is President, Global Sales and Service at Tesla for Energy. Previously, Lyndon was co-founder and CEO of SolarCity, which was acquired by Tesla in 2016. In ten years as CEO, he grew SolarCity into the #1 solar provider in the U.S. to consumers and businesses, and one of the most recognizable brands in clean energy. Under Lyndon’s guidance, SolarCity completed more than 300,000 solar installations in the U.S.—representing approximately one out of every four solar electricity installations in American history—and created funds to finance more than $10 billion in renewable energy projects.

Prior to SolarCity, Lyndon co-founded Everdream, an industry leader in software and services for large-scale, distributed computer management. Lyndon negotiated the company’s partnership with Dell Computer, which acquired Everdream in 2007. A lifelong entrepreneur, Lyndon founded his first company at the age of 17. In his spare time, he’s a member of the U.S. National Underwater Hockey Team.