Brad Garlinghouse

Chief Operating Officer of Ripple
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Brad Garlinghouse has held senior positions at some of the nation’s most well-known tech companies, including AOL and Yahoo. He is currently chief operating officer of Ripple, an online payment and exchange network. He has many years of experience working with startup companies and was CEO of Hightail, a file-sharing site. He’s also known in the industry for authoring the “Peanut Butter Manifesto,” a philosophy of efficiency he wrote during his tenure at Yahoo that he has since brought to other companies. Garlinghouse received a bachelor’s degree in economics in 1994 from KU.


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