Cisco’s John Chambers and Box’s Aaron Levie: The Full D11 Interview (Video)

Cloud computing in common.


Co-founder & CEO

One of the enterprise’s most quick and clever entrepreneurs, Aaron Levie runs one of the fastest-growing companies in enterprise software, used by more than 15 million individuals and 150,000 businesses worldwide. Box, which is focused on incorporating the best of traditional content management with an easy-to-use user experience suited to the way people collaborate and work, just raised a mega-round of funding and is headed for an IPO next year. Levie co-founded Box with friend (and now CFO) Dylan Smith in 2005, after studying business at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

Posts With Aaron Levie


Box Secures $100 Million Funding at $2 Billion Valuation

Box Inc. has secured $100 million in funding at a valuation of about $2 billion, said chief executive Aaron Levie, as new international investors plan to help the online storage provider expand outside the U.S.

Box Has Picked Its Bankers for Its IPO Next Year

Everything is on track.

Jive and Okta Team Up in the Cloud

It’s the second such alliance for Jive.

Stealth Security Startup Illumio Secures $34 Million From General Catalyst

A big investment in securing virtual machines.

Long Known for Storing and Sharing, Box Aims to Be More About Doing

Do things with the stuff you store.

News Byte

Box Names Former Windows Head Sinofsky as Adviser

Box, the fast-growing enterprise cloud-computing company, said today that it had named Steven Sinofsky, the former head of Microsoft’s Windows business, as an adviser. The announcement came in a corporate blog post from CEO Aaron Levie. Sinofsky left Microsoft in November, and earlier this month joined the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz as a board partner.

Post Reactions

Silicon Valley’s 1st reaction: WTF is Bezos thinking? Silicon Valley’s 2nd reaction: What’s our startup’s newspaper strategy?

Aaron Levie, via Twitter

Hardly Workin’

Hands down, Andrew Mason’s record is one of the best business-focused rock albums out right now.

Box CEO Aaron Levie, tweeting about former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s latest project

They Take Up More Room on Your Desktop

3D printers are the new Tumblr.

Aaron Levie, via Twitter

D11 Attendees Answer the “Desert Island” Question (Video)

Who in the tech industry would you want to be stranded on a desert island with?

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