May 27, 2016 12:23 PM ET

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Company Overview of Box, Inc.

Company Overview

Box, Inc. provides cloud-based mobile optimized enterprise content collaboration platform that enables organizations of various sizes to manage their enterprise content from anywhere. The company’s platform enables users to collaborate on content internally and with external parties, automate content-driven business processes, develop custom applications, and implement data protection, security, and compliance features. Box, Inc. offers its solution in 22 languages. It serves healthcare and life sciences, financial services, legal services, media and entertainment, retail, education, energy, and government industries. The company was formerly known as, Inc. and changed its name to Bo...

900 Jefferson Avenue

Redwood City, CA 94063

United States

Founded in 2005

1,370 Employees



Key Executives for Box, Inc.

Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 30
Total Annual Compensation: $169.6K
President, Chief Operating Officer and Director
Age: 51
Total Annual Compensation: $289.6K
Co-Founder, Chief Financial Officer and Director
Age: 29
Total Annual Compensation: $285.4K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Age: 50
Total Annual Compensation: $328.8K
Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations
Age: 46
Total Annual Compensation: $315.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Box, Inc. Key Developments

Adobe and Box Team Up to Transform Digital Document Processes

Adobe and Box announced they are teaming up to make working with digital documents in the enterprise an effortless experience. The companies are announcing a set of powerful new integrations that seamlessly connect workflows between Adobe Document Cloud, Adobe Sign and Box’s secure enterprise content collaboration platform. The new integration will enable Adobe and Box users to: Quickly access and save files from Adobe apps. Users will be able to open and complete essential tasks on PDF files in Box using Adobe Acrobat DC and the free Acrobat Reader. Annotations and edits will be saved back to Box in real-time, ensuring the latest version of the document is always accessible and avoiding version control issues. Additionally, users will have the option to select Box as their preferred cloud provider from the iOS document picker within Acrobat Reader mobile on iPhone and iPad, making the process just as seamless when working on the go. Edit PDFs directly from Box. When working in Box and previewing a PDF file, with just a few clicks users will be able to open documents directly in Acrobat DC and make edits that are automatically updated in Box. With the integration, businesses will be able to seamlessly leverage Acrobat to work with PDFs, while benefiting from Box’s robust collaboration features, as well as its world-class security and control capabilities. Speed business with e-signatures. Users will be able to open Box files directly in Adobe Sign to provide an electronic signature on important contracts and paperwork. The feature will eliminate the hassle of file downloads, transfers and duplication of content by centralizing all updates in Box and will make it easier than ever to circulate content to the right people. This builds on an existing integration between Adobe Sign and Box, which enables users to select files for e-signature from their Box account via the Adobe Sign web service. At the heart of Adobe Document Cloud is Adobe Acrobat DC, the world’s best PDF solution; Adobe Sign, the leading -signature solution that allows anyone to electronically sign and send documents from any device; and powerful companion mobile apps. Acrobat, together with Acrobat Reader, is one of the most widely distributed pieces of software, used on over a billion desktops and mobile devices worldwide. The ability to add a Box account to Acrobat DC and Acrobat Reader on desktop is expected by the end of May 2016. The ability for Acrobat Reader mobile users on iPhone and iPad to select Box as their preferred cloud service from the iOS document picker is expected by the end of June 2016. Initial access to Acrobat DC and Adobe Sign from the Box website is expected by the end of May 2016, with deeper integration expected by fall 2016.

Box and Cognizant Join Forces to Power Digital Transformation

Box and Cognizant announced a collaboration that will help enterprises transform the way they work with Box Platform. The companies will build and deliver custom solutions for vertical industries that modernize business processes, drive productivity, and replace legacy infrastructure by moving enterprise content to the cloud. Cognizant and Box will develop industry-specific solutions for customers in a variety of markets, including healthcare, life sciences, financial services, insurance, media and entertainment, manufacturing and logistics, and retail. cognizant will also be Box's preferred systems integrations partner for creating customized migration approaches for moving critical business content from legacy environments to Box. The two companies will provide training, consulting and custom services for customers.

IBM and Box Introduces New Version of the IBM MobileFirst for iOS Expert Seller App

IBM and Box introduced a new version of the IBM MobileFirst for iOS Expert Seller app that is built on Box Platform, providing the power of Box’s enterprise content management capabilities, deployed at scale to any organization. Expert Seller puts the latest product and service information at the fingertips of an organization’s sales force via iPhone or iPad, enabling sellers to quickly learn about new offerings, pricing, features or promotions so they can spend more time engaged in higher-value activities with clients. Expert Seller allows organizations to take advantage of Box’s content management platform, metadata capabilities, fine-tuned security permissions, compliance and certifications, and preview functionality. This provides seamless management of sales and marketing collateral to help sales teams stay current on the latest offerings and deliver a consistent message to clients and prospects. The Expert Seller app is part of IBM's 100-strong portfolio of made-for-business apps delivered in partnership with Apple to transform work across 14 industries and 65 individual professions which redefine how enterprises empower their professionals to interact, learn and work. High-impact features include: Fast deployment: This new version of Expert Seller with Box Platform can be deployed in less than five days following initial contract and configuration by IBM and Box. Simplified content management: Expert Seller is pre-designed and pre-integrated with Box Platform with immediate access to content by sellers. Marketing/Sales leaders and content management teams can upload new content to Expert Seller in real-time using the Content Management Guide that outlines best practice content design principles. This can be accessed by sellers on their device immediately. Cost-effective and scalable: The cost-effective app is available for deployment with a low monthly subscription fee.

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