Culture

31 Jul 2015 · by Jill Dayneka
I didn’t bring a sleeping bag to California. I made housing plans (at the last minute but better late than never!), and my plan was to sleep in my rented bed for the summer. Forgive me if it sounds like I’m pointing out the obvious, but not all of my college classmates went into the summer with the...
24 Jul 2015 · by Jasmine Xu
What’s it like to be an industries intern? There’s no typical day, but here’s how one Friday looks: 9:00 a.m. Esther’s German Bakery for a Women in Tech / Intern breakfast Esther’s is a popular breakfast place that's about five-minutes away from the office. I meet new people and catch up with the...
17 Jul 2015 · by JN Fang
Hello from sunny Los Altos! I am an intern on the Backend Data & Compute team. I’m also a rising senior at Harvard, studying computer science with a minor in Global Health and Health Policy and an intense interest in advocating for women in computer science. But that’s all irrelevant because I’...
10 Jul 2015 · by Adam Slaboski
Now that this summer's class of interns has been in the office for a few weeks, we're kicking off a new series: Meet the Interns! They'll give you a sense of who they are, what they're working on, and what it's like to be an intern at Box. First up: Adam Slaboski, who's interning in the Product...
09 Jul 2015 · by The Box ALC Team
On the surface, AIDS/LifeCycle is a seven-day, 545-mile bicycle ride from San Francisco to LA. But to experience AIDS/LifeCycle is to enter a community and a journey that inspires people to give and grow. Cyclists and supporters come from across the world to raise money for AIDS research, helping...
19 May 2015 · by Bela Stepanova
Earlier this year, Box Women’s Network joined a group of women leaders called Networking with a Purpose. It’s a grass roots partnership between women at Cisco, EMC, Symantec, Ericsson, NetApp, Oracle, Samsung, VMWare, and now Box. The goals of this collaborative effort align with our group’s...
Box is a company that prides itself on the connectedness and productivity that good technology can bring to the day-to-day lives of our users. Along with other volunteers from companies like Visa and Facebook, three Boxers were able to deliver on this vision to some of Vietnam's most underserved...
08 Mar 2015 · by Bela Stepanova
Did you know that International Women's Day (IWD) traces its roots back to March 8th, 1908 when 15,000 women marched through the streets of New York standing up for their rights? It is 2015, and here at Box, we celebrate IWD to honor that historical moment and to keep the movement going. One of the...
12 Nov 2014 · by Sarah Lovelace
On Tuesday, we had our official opening ceremony for the Box office in Austin! Since opening in mid-September, we have hired almost 30 new Boxers from the Austin. We have also relocated another 11 Boxers from our HQ in Los Altos to help get things up and running. We're thrilled to be building out a...
06 Oct 2014 · by Samantha Paras
On Wednesday, the largest gathering of women engineers in the world, the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, kicks off in Phoenix. (We'll be there — come say hi!) This year, there will be 8,000 participants from 67 countries and 925 organizations in attendance. We're thrilled to be...
07 Aug 2014 · by Zoelle Egner
Here at Box, we’re lucky to have a stellar crop of interns in the office every year. A couple of weeks ago, we introduced Stephany Yong and her work with the product marketing team. This week, we caught up with Lincoln Lam of the Box Consulting team to offer a look at what it’s like to be a Boxer...
24 Jul 2014 · by Zoelle Egner
Here at Box, we're lucky to have a stellar crop of interns in the office every year. Now that they've been here for a few weeks, in this ongoing series we'll introduce some of our interns and offer a look at what it's like to be a Boxer for the summer. Stephany Yong is a rising junior at Stanford...
24 Jun 2014 · by Katherine Robertson
On Friday, we welcomed our newest class of interns to Box with a carnival! Our 51 interns join us for the summer from universities such as Stanford, Berkeley, MIT, Washington University in St. Louis, Duke and University of Michigan. Teams across the organization are keeping them busy with projects...
29 May 2014 · by Jon Herstein
Today we're happy to announce that Box is coming to Austin, Texas. Box Austin will be our first full-scale U.S. office outside of the Bay Area and it will be home to many new (and some transplanted) Boxers from a variety of departments and functions. Initially, we'll be focused on staffing up in...
27 Apr 2014 · by Nathan Lui
Between food drives, Mustache Mo’Vember, back-to-school drives, Relay for Life, and AIDS/LifeCycle, Boxers have organized all kinds of events, fundraisers, and volunteer opportunities to help give back to the community. Last year, a group of us formed ACT10x to unify our philanthropic efforts. Our...
19 Mar 2014 · by Veena Gupta
To celebrate International Women's Day, we dedicated our most recent all-hands company lunch to female empowerment. In front of an audience of Boxers, co-founders Aaron Levie and Dylan Smith, along with our COO Dan Levin, shared their thoughts on this year's theme: "Equality for women is progress...
20 Feb 2014 · by Kimber Lockhard
Twenty-thousand-dollar grand-prize winner Danaë Metaxa-Kakavouli joined by fellow finalists Namrata Das, Priscilla Rodriguez, Omar Arriaga, and Jessie Duan (left to right). We’re excited to announce the award recipients of the 2013-2014 Box Engineering Diversity Scholarship! At Box, we believe...
10 Oct 2013 · by Nick Noyer
Last year we announced Box was expanding across the pond with a new European presence, and today we’re excited to share that our new London office is officially the home to the Box International Headquarters. And with the opening of a new headquarters, what better way to celebrate than with a visit...
16 Aug 2013 · by Veena Gupta
Box recently became an official partner of the Lean In Organization! Lean In is an organization motivated by the newly released book and movement led by Facebook's COO, Sheryl Sandberg. This movement encourages women to pursue their ambitions, and change the conversation from what we can’t do to...
12 Aug 2013 · by Chris Yeh
For Box to build the best mobile apps and cultivate a vast ecosystem of mobile partners, it is important that we hire that best talent. That is why I am pleased to welcome aboard David Still on the executive team as VP of Mobile Products. David will be responsible for product management for mobile...