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Why we like Dropbox


Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi. Houston graduated from MIT in 2006 with a BS in Computer Science. Prior to Dropbox, Houston founded Accolade, an online SAT prep course while still in college. Ferdowsi, also a graduate of MIT, earned his degree in 2008. Key investors include Sequoia, Accel, Benchmark, Index Ventures, IVP, Greylock and Goldman Sachs.

Key Board Members:

  • Bryan Schreier

Management Team

Vanessa Wittman, CFO
Previously Motorola Mobility CFO
Rajiv Eranki, Head of Server Engineering
Graduate of MIT
Dennis Woodside, COO
Previously Motorola Mobility CEO