Trendsetter to Know: Jake Bastian of Icon Power

Name: Jake Bastian

Twitter: @jbast04


Instagram: @iconpower


Age: 38

Title: CEO

Married/Single: married

Kids: 3 kids

City you live in: Gilbert

A typical day in my life includes… Exercise, work, time with family, and then more work. 

I was born… in Ogden, Utah.

My favorite thing about Arizona… predictable sunshine over 300 days/year, which is great for golfing.

I’m listening to… audio books.

My family… is my “why” and the reason I push myself to always get better

If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be… Elon Musk

One thing I cannot live without… is sugar!

When I was younger, I wanted to be… an NBA player.

I’m inspired by… people who succeed in achieving their goals.

The one person who motivates me is… whoever is standing next to me.

If I could change anything in the world, it would be… the unnecessary divisiveness and contention in the world.

The perfect day would be… 36 holes of golf at Augusta National.

My first job was… mowing lawns for neighbors & soccer/basketball referee.

My favorite escape… annual golf trip with my three brothers

My life… is moving at 100 mph right now. Just how I like it.

I’m currently working on… scaling our company.

Always… fix your divots on the greens. 🙂

Never… be mean.

Favorite Quote… “Just win, baby.” Al Davis

Biggest Dream… Owning an NFL or NBA team.

My Pet Peeve(s)… bad email or texting etiquette lol

Icon Power is a Tempe, Ariz.-based solar energy company that installs panels for commercial and residential clients in Arizona, Nevada, Texas, and Missouri. Icon’s emphasis is providing customers an ultimate experience of satisfaction from consultation to installation to monitoring. Icon Power was recently ranked by INC magazine  No. 146 of its top 5,000 fastest-growing private U.S. companies.  Icon Power was recognized recently for leading the charge as Give Power’s first ever residential solar Give Partner, recently returning from a trek to the northern desert region of Colombia to build a solar and battery system to power a village’s school and refrigeration needs. Their first time ever having electricity in the village. Icon Maintains offices in Las Vegas, Tucson, Arizona, Houston, Texas while being Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona. Learn more at

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