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Today's Entrepreneur: Aaron Levie

No. 1 mistake: Not thinking big enough

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
February 13, 2012
Short URL: http://vator.tv/n/243d

Today's Entrepreneur is Aaron Levie, CEO of  Box. According to his VEQ (Vator's informal entrepreneur IQ test), Levie is good at fundraising, product and marketing management. Levie, who has a knack for filling up 30 minutes of time with an hours worth of content, was one of the keynotes at Vator Splash SF last month.  

For a great write-up of the keynote interview, check out  Krystal Peak's Box CEO: Tackling unsexy problems is good business

Watch interviews by Bambi Francisco to learn more about Box and Levie as an entrepreneur: 

Aaron Levie on Box's competitive edge

Box revenue tripling year-over-year

Vator’s community is the home to entrepreneurs who embrace their passion and follow their dreams. Our profiles allow members to express themselves by sharing their interests, lessons learned, as well as bits and pieces of their roller-coaster journey.

These profiles give entrepreneurs an opportunity to showcase themselves and tell their story. So if you are an entrepreneur, a serial entrepreneur, or even an aspiring entrepreneur, we'd like to hear from you.

I am a(n):
Entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Box

Startups I worked for:
Box

My favorite startups:
Asana, Healthtap, Airy Labs, Greplin, Square, AirBnB, Blippy, Kno, GoodData, MobileIron, Good Technology, Domo, SnapLogic, Workday, etc.

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
The most rewarding thing is seeing how your customers use your products to change their lives, businesses, and organizations.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Not thinking big enough.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

  1. Always build for the future, not the present.
  2. Take advantage of new technology shifts constantly.
  3. Don't stall.

 

(Want to be profiled? Just fill out your Vator profile and we'll find you! Or you can email newsroom@vator.tv)

Box provides secure and scalable content sharing.

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