Meet the Box Team

Executive Team

Aaron Levie, Chief Executive Officer, Cofounder & Chairman

Aaron Levie

Chief Executive Officer, Cofounder & Chairman

Aaron Levie is Chief Executive Officer, Cofounder and Chairman at Box, which he launched in 2005 with CFO and cofounder Dylan Smith. He is the visionary behind the Box product and platform strategy, incorporating the best of secure content collaboration with an intuitive user experience suited to the way people work today. Aaron leads the company in its mission to transform the way people and businesses work so they can achieve their greatest ambitions. He has served on the Board of Directors since April 2005.

Aaron attended the University of Southern California from 2003 to 2005 before leaving to found Box.

Dylan Smith, Chief Financial Officer & Cofounder

Dylan Smith

Chief Financial Officer & Cofounder

Dylan Smith is Chief Financial Officer and Cofounder at Box, where he leads investor relations and all aspects of Box financial operations. He has been instrumental in the growth and development of Box, and is responsible for building the company’s business and finance infrastructure. Prior to Box, Dylan spent his time earning seed funding through various entrepreneurial endeavors. He has served on the Board of Directors since April 2005.

Dylan holds a B.A. in Economics from Duke University.

Stephanie Carullo

Stephanie Carullo

Chief Operating Officer

Stephanie Carullo is Chief Operating Officer at Box, where she oversees operations and go-to-market strategy. She drives our continued growth in the enterprise and leads international expansion. Prior to Box, Stephanie spent more than 25 years leading and growing billion dollar businesses spanning global markets and industries at some of the world’s leading technology companies, like Apple, Cisco, IBM and Telstra. She held various go-to-market leadership roles, including Vice President of U.S. Education Sales at Apple and Vice President of Data Center and Virtualization Sales at Cisco. She began her career at IBM in Australia, where she held sales leadership, general management and consulting positions in Asia. 

 

Stephanie was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors in Economic History from Monash University, Australia.

Jeetu Patel, Chief Product Officer

Jeetu Patel

Chief Product Officer

Jeetu Patel is Chief Product Officer at Box. He leads the company's overall product and platform strategy, driving Box’s long-term roadmap and vision for cloud content management in the enterprise. Previously, as Chief Strategy Officer and SVP of Platform at Box, Jeetu led the creation of the Box Platform business unit, overseeing product strategy, marketing and developer relations. He grew the team from a nascent product to a revenue generating business line and key element on Box’s overall suite of offerings. He also led corporate development & M&A strategy as well as Box for Industries.

 

Before joining Box, Jeetu was General Manager and Chief Executive of EMC’s Syncplicity business unit which he grew from $0 to $100M in 2.5 years. Prior to EMC, Jeetu was president of Doculabs, a research and advisory firm co-owned by Forrester Research focused on collaboration and content management across a range of industries, including financial services, insurance, energy, manufacturing and life sciences.

 

Jeetu holds a B.S. in Information Decision Sciences from the University of Illinois Chicago.

Jon Herstein, Senior Vice President, Customer Success

Jon Herstein

Senior Vice President, Customer Success

Jon Herstein is Senior Vice President of Customer Success. In his role, Jon guides the client services, technical support and implementation teams, ensuring that Enterprise and Business customers are successful in using the Box product. Previously, Jon worked with some of the biggest names in tech, including Accenture, Informatica and most recently NetSuite, where he served as Vice President of Professional Services for North America and EMEA.

Jon received his B.S. in Computer Science from University of Maryland, College Park.

Christy Lake Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer

Christy Lake

Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer

Christy is Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer at Box. She joins Box with 20 years of experience in culture development, talent strategy and learning and development, having held human resources leadership positions at Medallia, HP Software and The Home Depot. Most recently, Christy led the People and Culture organization at Medallia. Prior to that, she was the head of HR for HP Software. She was directly responsible for HR consultancy, workforce planning, talent management, total rewards, and learning and development for the Software organization encompassing 13,000 employees.

 

Christy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Connecticut.

Tom Addis, Box Senior Vice President, Global Field Operations

Tom Addis

SVP and GM Global Field Operations

Tom is SVP and GM of Global Field Operations at Box. In his previous role at Box, he led the operations and expansion of the Enterprise Sales organization in North America. Prior to joining Box, Tom held a variety of sales leadership roles at salesforce.com, Siebel Systems and IBM. He has over 20 years of experience in growing and managing large enterprise customer relationships having overseen sales at some of the software industry's largest and most respected companies.

Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Niall Wall, SVP, Business Development & Platform Sales

Niall Wall

Senior Vice President Business Development & Platform Sales

Niall Wall is Senior Vice President of Business Development and Platform Sales. He is responsible for the company’s overall partnership strategy and global revenue generating relationships. Prior to joining Box, Niall held several senior leadership roles at Symantec, including Vice President and General Manager of the Norton cloud business unit, Vice President of the Data Protection Group and VP of Business Development and Alliances.

Niall holds a M.A. and B.A. from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Jeff Queisser, Chief Systems Architect & Cofounder

Jeff Queisser

SVP Engineering & Cofounder

Jeff Queisser is a Co-founder and SVP Engineering at Box.  He is responsible for Box's technical strategy and global oversight of all engineering development and operations teams.  Jeff has been instrumental in developing Box's vision over the last eleven years while building and scaling Box's infrastructure to support it.  He sold his first software at age ten and later formed Q-Squared, a successful computer consulting company based in Seattle.

 

He studied at Western Washington University before joining Box in 2006.    

David

David Leeb

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

David joined Box in March 2015 and brings a wealth of experience to the role of General Counsel, with prior leadership positions on legal teams at Electronic Arts Inc. and Silver Spring Networks, Inc. Earlier in his career, David worked in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as at law firms in Washington, D.C. and Silicon Valley. 

 

David earned a B.A. in Political Science/International Relations from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law.

Katsunori Furuichi, President & Managing Director, Japan

Katsunori Furuichi

President & Managing Director, Japan

Katsunori Furuichi is President and Managing Director of K.K. Box Japan, where he leads the growth and development of Box in the Asia Pacific region. He joined Box from VeriSign Japan, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to VeriSign Japan, he was a Partner at PRTM Management Consulting (currently PwC Consulting).

Katsunori earned an M.B.A. from London Business School and a B.A. from Kyoto University.

Paul Chapman CIO

Paul Chapman

Chief Information Officer

Paul Chapman is Chief Information Officer at Box, where he is responsible for leading the company’s global information technology strategy and driving the development and delivery of key IT initiatives to support the company’s growing workforce and customer base. Prior to Box, Paul was the CIO of HP Software for HP, where he led the IT organization and supported the development and delivery of IT solutions. Chapman also served as Vice President of Global Infrastructure and Cloud Operations and Vice President of Enterprise Applications at VMware.

 

He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Filton Tech in the United Kingdom.

 

Darrin Alves

Darrin Alves

Senior Vice President of Technical Operations

Darrin Alves is Senior Vice President of Technical Operations. He leads the organization responsible for the design, build, and operations of all production, test, and analytics systems, services, and tools across Box's infrastructure. Prior to Box, ​Darrin has led infrastructure organizations at WalmartLabs, Microsoft, Skype, and eBay. He has over 25+ years experience in developing, transforming, and hyper-scaling technical organizations.

Darrin studied Computer and Electrical engineering at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Board of Directors

Aaron Levie, Chief Executive Officer, Cofounder & Chairman

Aaron Levie

Chief Executive Officer, Cofounder & Chairman

Aaron Levie is Chief Executive Officer, Cofounder and Chairman at Box, which he launched in 2005 with CFO and cofounder Dylan Smith. He is the visionary behind the Box product and platform strategy, incorporating the best of secure content collaboration with an intuitive user experience suited to the way people work today. Aaron leads the company in its mission to transform the way people and businesses work so they can achieve their greatest ambitions. He has served on the Board of Directors since April 2005.

Aaron attended the University of Southern California from 2003 to 2005 before leaving to found Box.

Dylan Smith, Chief Financial Officer & Cofounder

Dylan Smith

Chief Financial Officer & Cofounder

Dylan Smith is Chief Financial Officer and Cofounder at Box, where he leads investor relations and all aspects of Box financial operations. He has been instrumental in the growth and development of Box, and is responsible for building the company’s business and finance infrastructure. Prior to Box, Dylan spent his time earning seed funding through various entrepreneurial endeavors. He has served on the Board of Directors since April 2005.

Dylan holds a B.A. in Economics from Duke University.

Dan Levin, President & Chief Operating Officer

Dan Levin

Former President & Chief Operating Officer, Box

Dan Levin advises Box and has served on our Board of Directors since 2009. Most recently, Dan was the President and Chief Operating Officer at Box. For more than seven years he led the company through countless significant milestones. Previously, Dan was an advisor to various technology startups, including Box. Dan also held various executive roles at Intuit Inc., a business and financial management solutions company, including Vice President and General Manager of Healthcare and Senior Vice President and General Manager of Intuit’s Small Business Group.

 

Dan holds a B.A. in the independent concentration of Applications of Computer Graphics to Statistical Data Analysis from Princeton University.

Dana

Dana L. Evan

Venture Partner, Icon Ventures; Former CFO, VeriSign

Dana Evan has served on our Board of Directors since December 2011. Since 2007, Dana has invested in and served on the boards of directors in the internet, technology and media sectors. Dana currently serves on the boards of directors of Criteo S.A., a performance display advertising company, Everyday Health, Inc., a provider of digital health and wellness solutions, and Proofpoint, Inc., a security-as-a-service provider.

Dana was selected to serve on our board of directors because of her experience in operations, strategy, accounting, financial management and investor relations at both publicly and privately held technology companies.

Rory

Rory O’Driscoll

Managing Director, Scale Venture Partners

Rory O’Driscoll has served on our Board of Directors since April 2010. Since 1994, Rory has been a Managing Director at Scale Venture Partners, a venture capital firm. Rory currently serves on the boards of directors of several privately held companies and previously served on the boards of directors of ExactTarget, Inc., a digital marketing software company, and Omniture, Inc. Rory holds a B.Sc. from the London School of Economics.

Rory was selected to serve on our Board of Directors because of his experience in the venture capital industry and as a director of both publicly and privately held technology companies.

Steve Krausz, General Partner, U.S. Venture Partners

Steve Krausz

General Partner, U.S. Venture Partners

Steven Krausz has served on our Board of Directors since August 2013. Since 1985, Steven has served in various roles at U.S. Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, where he currently serves as a Managing Member. Steven currently serves on the boards of directors of Imperva, Inc., a data security company, and a number of privately held companies. Steven holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Steven was selected to serve on our board of directors because of his experience in the venture capital industry and as a director of both publicly and privately held technology companies.

Josh Stein, Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Josh Stein

Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Josh Stein has served on our Board of Directors since July 2006. Since 2006, Josh has been a Managing Director at Draper Fisher Jurvetson, a venture capital firm. Josh currently serves on the boards of directors of several privately held companies. Josh holds a B.A. in Psychology from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Josh was selected to serve on our board of directors because of his experience in the venture capital industry and his knowledge of technology companies.

Sue Barsamian

Sue Barsamian

Former SVP, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for HPE Software

Sue Barsamian has served on our Board of Directors since May 2018. Sue is the Executive Vice President, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Micro Focus, formed from the merger with HPE Software. Prior to the merger, she was Senior Vice President, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for HPE Software. Prior to Hewlett Packard, Sue held various leadership positions at Mercury Interactive, Critical Path and Verity, Inc. She also served as a Board Member and Chairman of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering and as a member of the Kansas State University College of Engineering Advisory Board. Sue holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University.

Sue was selected to serve on our Board of Directors because of her enterprise software sales and global go-to-market strategy experience.