Bob Kahn

General Manager
Austin Energy

Bob Kahn joined Austin Energy as General Manager in July 2023. He is responsible for Austin Energy’s day-to-day operations and strategic direction, including the customer experience, grid resilience, environmental leadership, financial health, the employee experience and health and safety. With his extensive experience and proven track record in the Texas electric utility industry, Kahn brings a wealth of knowledge and strategic vision to this role. Kahn came to Austin Energy from the Texas Municipal Power Agency, where he served as General Manager for more than a decade. Previously, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer at the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) from 2007-2009. Before that role, Kahn served as Deputy General Manager, General Counsel and Vice President for Legal Services at Austin Energy. Kahn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Dayton School of Law.