AOL Head of Applications and Commerce Group Brad Garlinghouse Reportedly Leaving

Posted Nov 16, 2011

Brad Garlinghouse is the President of the Applications and Commerce Group and the head of Silicon Valley operations at AOL, Inc. (NYSE:AOL). Garlinghouse is reportedly leaving the company. You may remember Garlinghouse from his famous 2006 Peanut Butter Manifesto letter that discussed all of the problems that Yahoo! has.

AOL is focusing more resources on their web media approach that is being pushed by the team at The Huffington Post rather than applications. Garlinghouse was previously an executive at VoIP service, which was acquired by Yahoo! Garlinghouse joined AOL in 2009.