Welcome to the UR Love Podcast. We are celebrating International Women’s Day with our first episode. Neka interviews Sheryl O’Loughlin, former CEO of Rebbl and Clif Bar, and Co-Founder of Plum Organics. This talk is all about women’s empowerment, and camaraderie in business. Sheryl covers topics of inclusion and diversity and building on company culture. Neka calls Sheryl a “badass” in business.
Sheryl O’Loughlin is a serial entrepreneur and author of Killing It! An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Head Without Losing Your Heart (Harper Collins, December 2016). She has served as the CEO of Clif Bar, where she led the concept development and introduction of Luna Bar. In Sheryl’s three years as CEO, the company revenue doubled from $100M to $200M. She then went on to co-found and serve as CEO of Plum Organics. Plum was sold in 2013 to the Campbells Soup Company. She was the Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. Sheryl is currently CEO of REBBL, a fast-growing maker of super herb beverages.
Sheryl earned her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She lives in Santa Rosa with her husband, Patrick, and her two sons.
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