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Benjamin Wachenje

Title: Founder and CEO, Dropbox

Born: March 4, 1983, Acton, Massachusetts

Education: BS in electrical engineering and computer science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Early Marker: Founded Accolade, an online SAT prep start-up, while in college

Big Idea: Irritated by having to carry USB drives or email himself, he founded Dropbox as an online backup and storage service now used by millions.

Wave of the Future: Enterprise storage, cloud computing

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