Articles by Aaron Levie

11 Apr 2016 · by Aaron Levie
Today, businesses in every industry and of every size are facing an unprecedented change. Employees are more mobile, processes are more collaborative and digital, and enterprises are facing all new challenges around cybersecurity, privacy and regulatory compliance. At Box, it’s our mission to help...
03 Mar 2016 · by Aaron Levie
Today we filed an Amicus Brief in support of Apple. You can read the full brief below as well as a blog from our Chief Information Security Officer.   As we've all seen by now, last week the US Government made an unprecedented request to Apple: help create software to bypass the iPhone's...
16 Dec 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Today, we're incredibly excited to announce an all-new set of ways that Box customers can interact with and share content from Salesforce. We've been working with Salesforce for many years now and we're thrilled to bring Box’s leading enterprise content management and collaboration to the world's...
11 Nov 2015 · by Aaron Levie
As a Microsoft partner, Box is continuously working with Microsoft to integrate our apps and services to enable productivity among our customers. Today, I’m incredibly excited to announce the availability of our new Box for Windows 10 universal application. Windows is the most widely used desktop...
24 Aug 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Every year, we open BoxWorks with a fireside conversation with someone who has changed an industry. Last year, I was honored to have DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg onstage to discuss the increasingly overlapping worlds of technology and entertainment. This year, I'm incredibly excited...
19 Aug 2015 · by Aaron Levie
We're laser-focused on finding ways to better serve our fast-growing customer base, which is why we're excited to announce that Box is coming to the Big Apple! Box NYC will be home to many new Box employees from a variety of departments and functions, all focused on the common goal of transforming...
29 Jul 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Today I’m pleased to announce that Paul Chapman is Box's new CIO. Paul joins us from HP, where as CIO of HP Software he was responsible for developing IT solutions and defining the HP global information management strategy. Prior to HP, he served as Vice President, Global Infrastructure and Cloud...
23 Jun 2015 · by Aaron Levie
At Box, we're building out a platform that enables enterprises to become more digital. This means enabling life sciences organizations to collaborate on drug research, empowering financial institutions to accept and process loans without ever printing a piece of paper, and working with government...
16 Jun 2015 · by Aaron Levie
I’m drafting this post in my browser, having created one of the first Box-originated Word documents in the cloud. Today, as a result of our partnership with Microsoft, you can now create and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online directly from within Box. It is such a seamless,...
22 Apr 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Across every organization in every industry, technology is driving massive change. New employees are entering the workforce with radically different technology expectations. Businesses are adapting to new ways of working in an economy that’s global, mobile and always on. And they’re grappling with...
14 Apr 2015 · by Aaron Levie
I’m incredibly excited to share that we’re acquiring Verold, bringing its innovative team and interactive 3D viewing technology to Box. Founded in 2010, Verold has developed a powerful online visual editor for rendering 3D content into interactive presentations on the web. Verold has built their...
19 Mar 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Today, we're excited to announce new traction within the Federal Government and that Sonny Hashmi, previously the CIO of the GSA (General Services Administration), has joined Box to help lead our efforts in the Federal Government. As GSA's CIO, Sonny managed GSA's roughly $540M annual IT investment...
03 Mar 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Today, I'm excited to announce that Box has acquired Subspace, a startup focused on enabling secure access to data and applications on the web, mobile, and in desktop environments. Subspace has been working for two years to build world-class security technology to help individuals work from...
26 Feb 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Today, we're announcing Box's latest industry effort: Box for Financial Services. As we announced at BoxWorks last fall, Box for Industries is our initiative to deliver Box's horizontal technology in industry-specific ways, solving the unique challenges of verticals through tailored solutions,...
17 Feb 2015 · by Aaron Levie
At Box, we’re ardent supporters and drivers of openness in the enterprise. The future is about the ability to securely move data where you want, when you want, from any device or application. This has been one of our core beliefs since we founded Box in 2005, underscored by the subsequent launch of...
13 Feb 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Later today I'm speaking at the White House's Cyber Security Summit at Stanford. I'll be participating in a panel with John Holdren, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Patricia Falcone, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; and Michelle Zatlyn, Co-Founder...
10 Feb 2015 · by Aaron Levie
Today we have some incredibly exciting news to share with our customers and the industry. Box is breaking the final barrier to cloud adoption with a new technology that enables companies to control their own encryption keys, while still leveraging Box's best-in-class content management and...
29 Jan 2015 · by Aaron Levie
For many years, Microsoft operated in a world where work was conducted solely on Microsoft-built platforms. This homogeneous approach was incredibly successful during the PC-era of the enterprise, but eventually technology capabilities evolved and customer sentiment soon followed. With the rise of...
08 Dec 2014 · by Aaron Levie
I'm excited to announce Box Trust, an initiative to help our customers successfully embrace a modern security framework as they move information and collaboration to the cloud. Through Box Trust, customers will have the best access to Box's security products, visibility into our various compliance...
16 Nov 2014 · by Aaron Levie
Today, Cisco launched Project Squared, a new business collaboration and communication app designed to help teams work together more effectively across devices. Project Squared’s focus on helping people be more productive by bringing messaging, online meetings and other tools together in one space...