Rob Cahill

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Rob Cahill is the CEO and Co-founder at Jhana (, a company dedicated to giving millions of people the great manager they deserve through engaging online learning. He was previously at Sunrun (NASDAQ: RUN) as Chief of Staff to the Founder as the company scaled from just 20 employees. Before that, he was a consultant at McKinsey & Company. He earned an M.S. in Management Science and a B.A. in Economics at Stanford University. He is a 6-time world and national champion in Ultimate Frisbee, a fifth-generation San Franciscan and a third-generation Giants fan.


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Articles by Rob Cahill



Making a manager: The people behind the success stories

As a new manager, I often wondered about my own managers’ mentors and inspiration.

January 10, 2017



What it really means to “manage up,” and how to do it effectively

December 27, 2016


Management advice for my younger self

In my early career, I was like many green, young managers—convinced I could do it all and determined to prove I could go it alone. Not surprisingly, I was mistaken. I recently asked some of the leaders I respect most about their own early career faux pas and what advice they wish someone had given them. The responses fell rather neatly into two categories.

December 13, 2016