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Aaron Levie

Benjamin Wachenje

Title: Co-founder and CEO, Box

Born: December 27, 1984, Boulder, Colorado

Education: University of Southern California (leave of absence)

Early Marker: While in college, founded box.net, an online file-storage service for individuals, started with childhood friend Dylan Smith.

Big Idea: Following Levie and Smith's switch in 2007 to focus on enterprise customers, Box is in close competition with DropBox to emerge as the dominant company in cloud storage, a market in which Microsoft, Google and Barracuda Networks also compete.

Wave of the Future: Enterprise computing services

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