Author of the ‘peanut butter manifesto’ hired as AOL’s CEO of Silicon Valley

Brad Garlinghouse, the former chief of Yahoo’s communication businesses, was named CEO of Silicon Valley for AOL. That means Garlinghouse will lead AOL’s communication properties and help the company find other businesses to acquire. As an executive at Yahoo, Garlinghouse wrote a famous memo known as the “peanut butter manifesto,” which criticized the company’s management for spreading Yahoo’s focus too thin. This article has the full memo.

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