Sheryl O’Loughlin

CEO, REBBL; Author, Killing It! An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Head Without Losing Your Heart

"Over the course of the past few years, I’ve thought a lot about how to be on this wild ride of entrepreneurship without overdoing it. How to keep your head, and not be too swept away by the ups and downs, but also how to keep your heart in the game."

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.

Courses, Events & Writings

INNOVATION INTENSIVE: Scale Up Your (Authentic) Food Business

The Scale Up Your (Authentic) Business intensive gives you the know-how and tools to make the leap into mainstream, sustainable scale, in a capital efficient manner, while staying true to who you are.

Sheryl O'Loughlin - Reaching for Sustainability (SEC 2014)

Sheryl O'Loughlin will present what she learned from leading and creating companies that are committed to the core to sustainability. She will explore how we, together, continue to drive the sustainability movement forward so that it, one day, becomes the way business gets done.

Women's Strengths - Sheryl O'Loughlin (FOSS - Stanford)

Sheryl O'Loughlin, Co-founder Nest Collective and CES, Stanford talks about what unique strengths of women that help them with their entrepreneurial pursuits.

Killing It! An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Head Without Losing Your Heart

Sheryl O’Loughlin, CEO of REBBL, former CEO of Clif Bar, Co-founder of Plum, and serial entrepreneur, offers insights about launching and growing a business while maintaining a fulfilled life.