Prior to Ripple, Garlinghouse served as the CEO of file collaboration service Hightail. He was also the President of Consumer Applications at AOL from 2009 to 2012 and held various positions at Yahoo! from 2003 to 2009, including Senior Vice President. He is an active angel investor in over 40 companies worldwide.
For me, joining this [crypto] industry was a belief that there is something, a movement, a fundamental change happening.