Lyndon Rive is the chief executive officer of SolarCity. He co-founded SolarCity in July 2006 with the goal of significantly reducing the cost of solar power and building a trusted national brand adopted by millions of homes. In less than five years, Lyndon has built SolarCity into the nation's leading provider of solar power, energy efficiency and electric vehicle charging services, with more than 18,000 projects completed or underway. Prior to SolarCity, Lyndon 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 South Africa, and in his spare time has been a member of the U.S. National Underwater Hockey Team.