In It For Good

At our heart, we’re environmental activists on a mission to help preserve the environment by making residential solar power ubiquitous. We believe this will lead to a sustainable new energy economy.

A Purpose-Driven Company

Our Business Philosophy

We respect the interests of all stakeholders—employees, the local community, and the environment.

Creating Equity

We run our business using an employee-ownership approach that gives everyone a say in how the business operates and benefits from its success.

Empowering Everyone

When everyday citizens own their own micro-power plants, the financial benefits of energy production will be distributed to a wider spectrum of society.

Leveling the Playing Field

Our web app gives small installers access to the types of tools that only large companies can afford to develop.

We’re Fiercely Independent

We’re committed to remaining a privately-owned company. We believe this is the best way for us to help create an energy economy that works for everyone. 

Meet the Lyra team

We’re a privately owned, distributed company based in Santa Cruz, CA

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Derek Mitchell
Founder and CEO

Persistent and pragmatic visionary determined to make solar so cheap that it becomes ubiquitous and forever changes energy economics. 

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Nate Phillips
Product Manager

Leads product design. Coordinates with sales, marketing, and support efforts to drive adoption and engagement.

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Joel Serino
Ecosystem

Expand the whole, tinker with parts. Leads Growth & Sustainability through sales, marketing, community, and customer experience.

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Shawn Kranitz
Technical Sales

Interfaces with customers to understand their needs, present solutions, and provide on-going support. Committed to helping build and implement a viable new energy market. 

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Austin Cave
Sales Support Specialist

Assists sales efforts by generating and qualifying leads, providing customer support, and conducting industry research.

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Victoria Chartier
Comptroller

Responsible for bookkeeping, A/P, A/R, payroll, and other administrative tasks.

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Gediminas Rimsa
Technology

Responsible for technology delivery.

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Jordan Denison
Lead Platform Engineer

Leads platform architecture & development.

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Juozas Rimsa
Platform Engineer
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Navor Nuñez
Platform Engineer
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Amit Verma
Engineer, Computer Vision
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Peter Varga
Engineer, Computer Vision
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Vadim Rostok
Engineer, Front End
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Maks Okhmatenko
Engineer, Front End

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