Sarah Robb O’Hagan has been described by the media as everything from “Superwoman undercover” to the “Pied Piper of Potential.” An executive, activist, and entrepreneur, O’Hagan is an internationally recognized re-inventor of brands, and the author of Extreme You: Step Up. Stand Out. Kick Ass. Repeat. (HarperBusiness).
Extreme You provides people of all ages with the tools and support to discover their most exploitable traits, take big risks, deal with big failures and kick ass all the way to success. It is an inspiring and fiercely practical roadmap for individuals, teams and businesses who want to reach the summit of their potential. O’Hagan teaches readers to embrace the most extreme version of themselves , and to confidently bring all that is distinctive, relevant, and special about them to everything they do.
O’Hagan has been named as one of Forbes “Most Powerful Women in Sports” and one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business.” She has also been recognized for her many achievements including being named to the top 40 Under 40 lists by the Sports Business Journal (2009, 2011, and 2012), Sports Good Business (2010), Crain’s Chicago Business (2010), and Ad Age magazine’s “Women to Watch.” Her career journey has led her through some of the world’s most iconic brands, including Virgin, Nike, Gatorade, and Equinox. O’Hagan has served on Hillary Clinton’s US State Department Council to Empower Women and Girls through Sports, and is a trustee of the Women’s Sports Foundation. In 2014, O’Hagan was awarded the Sir Peter Blake Trust Award for outstanding leadership and in 2016 she was recognized in her native country with a “World Class New Zealand” award for leadership.
Today O’Hagan leads the movement she calls Extreme Living. She is a passionate advocate for an active lifestyle and believes the lessons learned from sports and fitness can be applied to improve performance in the workplace. O’Hagan is also an active member of the World Class New Zealand Network, where she remains committed to helping her birth country’s development, international competitiveness and economic growth.
Currently, O’Hagan and her husband, Liam, and sons Sam and Joe and daughter Gabby live in New York. They have a chocolate Labrador named Edmund “Eddie” Hillary.