Aaron Levie

Aaron Levie
Contact Info


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 Box’s product and platform strategy, which focuses on 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 as a member of Box’s board of directors since April 2005.

Academic Degrees

  • University of Southern California

Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer, Stanford GSB, 2015-present

Professional Experience

  • CEO, Box Inc., 2005-present


Journal Articles

Robert E. Siegel, Aaron Levie, Maxwell Wessel. Harvard Business Review. May 4, 2017.
Robert E. Siegel, Aaron Levie, Maxwell Wessel. Harvard Business Review. Harvard University: November 2016, Pages 68-74.


Degree Courses


This course explores how digital disruptions are having tectonic shifts on large, successful and established companies, whether they have a digital foundation or not. Both new and existing high technology firms such as Google, Amazon, Stripe,...

Stanford University Affiliations

Stanford GSB

School News

January 13, 2020
This Stanford GSB course attracts CEOs from some of the world’s biggest corporations, who share how they’re navigating — or creating — digital disruption.
February 8, 2016
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October 6, 2015
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