Lyndsay Handler is the CEO of Fenix International, a venture-backed next generation energy company. Fenix’s flagship product, ReadyPay Solar, is an expandable, pay-to-own home solar system financed over Mobile Money. To date, Fenix has sold 105,000 ReadyPay Solar systems in East Africa bringing clean, affordable power for lights, phones, radio, and TV to over 600,000 people. With the goal of building long-term relationships with its customers, Fenix uses the ReadyPay Solar platform and its unique credit score to power and finance other life-changing products and services, such as power upgrades, TVs, internet-enabled phones and much more. In 2017, Fenix is expanding into new markets across Africa and aims to open a wider world of energy and financing for millions of customers by 2020. Before joining Fenix, Lyndsay spent ten years growing social enterprises in East Africa in the fields of renewable energy, microfinance and education. Lyndsay studied International Relations at Stanford University and received a Stanford Haas Fellowship for her work in Tanzania. She is also the recipient of the MTN Women in Business Award for Excellence in Financial Services and the MTN Outstanding Woman in Business. For fun, Lyndsay enjoys kayaking, ultimate frisbee and spending time with her husband and children at Saranac, the solar-powered house they built on the Nile.