Sam Schillace is SVP, Engineering at Box, where he is responsible for the engineering and QA teams.
Prior to joining Box, Sam spent several years at Google where he was an Engineering Director of Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Groups, Google Reader, Blogger and Picasa. In that role, he managed a global team of 600 engineers in Mountain View, Seattle, Santa Monica, Boulder, New York, Montreal, Zurich, London and Haifa. Sam also served as a principal and EIR at Google Ventures.
Sam co-founded Writely which he sold to Google in 2006 to form the core of Google Docs. Earlier in his career, Sam was a serial entrepreneur and programmer who developed video games, word processors, early Web authoring software, and application engines.
Sam received Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Mathematics from the University of Michigan.
Engineering Director Gmail
2012 - Current (almost 5 years)
|Jun 5, 2016||SDX Central - SDxCentral Weekly News Roundup — June 3, 2016|
|Jun 2, 2016||GeekWire - Google hires Box exec Sam Schillace to help run its cloud engineering operations|
|Jun 2, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Box stock tanks after it reports a good quarter|
|Jun 2, 2016||TechCrunch - Box down 7% despite “strong quarter”|
|Jun 1, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - Box stock tanks after it reports a good quarter|
|Jun 1, 2016||Re/code - Google has poached a Box engineering exec in yet another big enterprise hire|
|Feb 4, 2016||Venture Beat - Box launches KeySafe service for secure storage of encryption keys|
|Dec 16, 2015||First Round Capital Review - Engineering|