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VP, Engineering @
Investments
7 Investments in 6 Companies
Born:
September 24, 1978
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://psdadmin.slack.com
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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.

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VP, Engineering

Feb 1, 2012 - Current   (over 4 years)
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2011
2012
Co-Founder
2007
2010
Director - Product Engineering

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Investments (7)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Mar, 2016$50M / Series CPersonal Investment
Jan, 2016undisclosed amount / VenturePersonal Investment
May, 2014$1.25M / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Apr, 2014$600k / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2013$2.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2013$1.6M / Convertible NotePersonal Investment
Apr, 2009$1.2M / AngelPersonal Investment

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