Introducing the Ripple Labs Product Team


The team roster at Ripple Labs is quickly growing. We recently welcomed a few new faces, who form our Product Team. They’re responsible for making the Ripple experience delightful for everyone. Please meet:

AsheeshAsheesh Birla, VP of Product

Role: Leads product management for Ripple developers and consumers

Credits: Started off working at a big company, but then caught the startup bug. Has led product management at several startups – including Kno and Kidaptive – ever since.

Favorite things: Michigan basketball (Go Blue!), Lyft, his two sons

Why he joined: “To do something disruptive.”


AnnaTongAnna Tong, Product Manager

Role: Manages Ripple’s consumer experience

Credits: Newspaper journalist turned product manager. Previously analyzed user insights at Google and most recently managed product at toGather, a startup within the QVC television network.

Favorite things: Reading the news, good books, road trips

Why she joined: “Because Ripple is incredibly ambitious and intellectually stimulating.”


SeanSean Barker, Visual Designer

Role: Works on graphic design, branding and visual web design

Credits: Multimedia designer for Relevvant, WebChalet, Rixty, Wells Fargo (Mortgage Site)

Favorite things: Dinners, brunches, happy hours, BBQs, relaxing outdoors

Why he joined: “I wanted to be somewhere I could do my best design work everyday – with good people.”