Aditya Agarwal is VP of Engineering at Dropbox. He oversees the different engineering teams including new product development, infrastructure, platform and operations.
Aditya came to Dropbox via the acquisition of Cove, a company he co-founded that was focused on improving group collaboration and communication.
Prior to Cove, Aditya Agarwal was the Director of Product Engineering at Facebook where he oversaw the development of core products such as News Feed, Search, Photos, Profile and Applications. Aditya was one of the first engineers at Facebook and played an important role in helping to design and build core parts of the Facebook engineering infrastructure. He also wrote the initial Facebook search engine and co-authored Thrift, a popular open-source RPC framework. Before that, Aditya worked at Oracle on the Server Manageability team, which was responsible for creating a self-healing database.
Aditya holds Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.
Board & Advisor Roles (4)Update
|Mar, 2016||Asana||$50M / Series C||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2016||hike||undisclosed amount / Venture||Personal Investment|
|May, 2014||Eyegroove||$1.25M / Convertible Note||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2014||Nervana||$600k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2013||Sparks||$2.3M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2013||Vamo||$1.6M / Convertible Note||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2009||Asana||$1.2M / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Aug 10, 2016||blog.venturepulse.org - Intel Just Bought an AI Startup Nervana|
|Apr 12, 2016||Tech2 - Facebook Messenger will now allow users to send, preview Dropbox files|
|Mar 30, 2016||PE HUB - Zuckerberg and other tech titans pour $50 mln into Asana|
|Mar 15, 2016||Tech2 - Dropbox built their own super servers; Microsoft and Amazon had better watch out|
|Mar 14, 2016||Wired News - The Epic Story of Dropbox’s Exodus From the Amazon Cloud Empire|
|Mar 8, 2016||SiliconBeat - Facebook’s Zuckerberg calls on Supreme Court to let illegal immigrants work|
|Feb 23, 2016||Wired News - Spotify Moves Itself Onto Google’s Cloud—Lucky for Google|
|Feb 18, 2016||Indus Business Line (IN) Home - Hiking it up at the Aerocity|