Lurie, Yoav

Founder and CEO
Simple Energy
Yoav Lurie is the Founder and CEO of Simple Energy. In this capacity, he is responsible for the company’s overall strategy and direction. Simple Energy is changing how millions of people consume energy, by changing how utilities engage customers. The Simple Energy Customer Engagement Platform leverages the power of game mechanics and the social web to change how consumers think about and act on saving energy. Prior to founding Simple Energy, Yoav helped build Synteractive, an IT services firm in Washington, DC, where he led the effort to rebuild Yoav has worked as a Managing Director with Teach For America. He has also worked with Crisis Commons to build crowd-sourced disaster relief applications. As an undergraduate at Duke University, Yoav helped start Camp Kesem, a free residential summer camp for children of cancer patients, now on over 30 campuses.