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Brad Garlinghouse

Brad Garlinghouse

Brad Garlinghouse, born on February 6, 1971, is an American businessman and the CEO of Ripple Labs, a financial technology company specializing in blockchain-based payment solutions.

Personal Stats

Age 51
Source of wealth CEO of Ripple Labs, stake holder, investor
Residence California and Florida
Citizenship The United States of America
Marital status Married, has children
Education BA in Economics from the University of Kansas and MBA from Harvard Business School 

Biography of Brad Garlinghouse

Brad Garlinghouse is the CEO of Ripple Labs, a financial technology company specializing in blockchain-based payment solutions. He has a background in various tech and financial roles, including serving as the CEO and chairman of Hightail, President of Consumer Applications at AOL, and holding executive positions at Yahoo! He is known for his leadership in the crypto industry and his advocacy for regulatory clarity. 

Brad Garlinghouse's Education

Brad Garlinghouse holds a BA in Economics from the University of Kansas and an MBA from Harvard Business School. 

Brad Garlinghouse's Career

Garlinghouse's professional career began with positions at AOL and Yahoo!, where he served as Senior Vice President and ran its Homepage, Flickr, Yahoo! Mail, and Yahoo! Messenger divisions. He also served as CEO and Chairman of Hightail (formerly YouSendIt) and was an advisor to Silverlake Partners. Garlinghouse is an active angel investor in over 40 companies, including hardware company Pure Storage, AI startup Diffbot, and Indigo Agriculture. He is a board member at Animoto and OutMatch and previously held board positions at Ancestry.com and Tonic Health.

According to his official LinkedIn account, Brad Garlinghouse obtained the following job positions:

  1. Bus Dev at Home Network, from 1997 till 1999. 
  2. General Partner at Ventures, from 1999 till 2000. 
  3. CEO at Dialpad, from 2000 till 2001. 
  4. SVP Communications Community&Front Doors at Yahoo, from February 2003 till August 2008.
  5. Sr. Adviser at  Silver Lake, from February 2009 till September 2009. 
  6. President, Applications and Commerce at AOL, from September 2009 till December 2011.
  7. CEO at Hightail (formerly YouSendIt), from May 2012 till September 2014. 
  8. Board Member at Ancestry.com, from 2013 till 2016.
  9. Board Member at Tonic Health, from 2011 till July 2016.
  10. Board Member at Animoto, from 2012 till December 2017.
  11. President, COO, and CEO at Ripple, from April 2015 till Present.

Brad Garlinghouse's Personal Life

Brad Garlinghouse is married to Kristen Elizabeth Mautner, they have three children, and they reside in California with their family. Kristen Mautner is a private person who prefers to keep her family life away from the public eye. There are no public social media accounts or interviews that shed light on her personal life. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Brad Garlinghouse is known for his privacy-loving nature and his supportive family life.

What Is Brad Garlinghouse's Net Worth?

As of 2023, Brad Garlinghouse's net worth is estimated to be around $10 billion. His wealth primarily comes from his role as the CEO of Ripple, and his ownership of a significant amount of XRP tokens. His net worth can also be attributed to his investments in other companies and his salary as the CEO of Ripple.

Brad Garlinghouse's Portfolio

Brad Garlinghouse is an investor and he's actively involved in the business and technology sectors. He has a diverse portfolio and has been an active angel investor in over 40 companies, including hardware company Pure Storage, AI startup Diffbot, and Indigo Agriculture. 

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