- Company: Box.com
- Position: Principal Architect
Florian Jourda was the first hired engineer at Box, the cloud service for enterprise content management and collaboration. In the 8 years he worked there, he saw the startup grow from 7 to 1300 employees and go public. As Principal Architect, he was involved building many strategic products and solving Box most critical technical problems. He also played a key role in defining and maintaining the amazing company culture during the explosive growth. After 10 years in Silicon Valley, Florian is now moving back to France to bring back best practices about technology and organizational scaling as a permanent advisor of the French accelerator TheFamily. He is currently working on a new startup project and is travelling through Asia to get inspired by the problems that entrepreneurs are trying to solve in the region.