Brad Garlinghouse

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Bradley Kent Garlinghouse
Brad Garlinghouse - July 2008.jpg
Born (1971-02-06) February 6, 1971 (age 43)
Topeka, Kansas
Residence Menlo Park, California
Nationality United States
Alma mater University of Kansas
Harvard Business School
Occupation CEO YouSendIt (2012-)

Bradley Kent "Brad" Garlinghouse (born February 6, 1971 in Topeka, Kansas) is currently 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 hardware company Pure Storage and AI startup Diffbot. [3]

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


  1. ^ "Yahoo Memo: The 'Peanut Butter Manifesto'". The Wall Street Journal. November 18, 2006. 
  2. ^ Delaney, Kevin J. (November 18, 2006). "As Yahoo Falters, Executive's Memo Calls for Overhaul '". The Wall Street Journal. 
  3. ^ Brad Garlinghouse Crunchbase

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