Brad Garlinghouse

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Bradley Kent Garlinghouse
Brad Garlinghouse - July 2008.jpg
Born (1971-02-06) February 6, 1971 (age 44)
Topeka, Kansas
Residence Menlo Park, California
Nationality United States
Alma mater University of Kansas
Harvard Business School
Occupation COO Ripple Labs (2015-)

Bradley Kent "Brad" Garlinghouse (born February 6, 1971 in Topeka, Kansas) is COO of Ripple Labs and was formerly the CEO of Hightail (formerly YouSendIt), the file sharing site. Prior to YouSendIt, Brad was President of Consumer Applications at AOL for two years, after his role as Senior Vice President at Yahoo! running its Communications business. While at Yahoo!, Brad penned the famous Peanut Butter Manifesto[1] calling for a shake up at the then fledgling Internet company.[2]

Brad also had stints at Silver Lake Partners, @Ventures, @Home Network, SBC Communications and was CEO of Dialpad Communications. He is an active angel investor in over 30 companies including hardware company Pure Storage and AI startup Diffbot.[3] He is a board member at Ancestory.com,[4] Animoto,[5] and Tonic Health.[6]

He has a BA in economics from the University of Kansas and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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