Galileo, a Salt Lake City-based payments platform company, has hired Amit Jhawar as a special advisor. Jhawar recently joined Accel as a venture partner, advising Accel’s portfolio companies and helping make new investments. He spent the previous nine years building and scaling two fintech businesses from their earliest days: Braintree and Venmo. He was chief operations officer and chief financial officer at Braintree. He led the business functions of the Braintree business at PayPal. Most recently, Jhawar was general manager of Venmo.