From start-up to scale: A conversation with Box CEO Aaron Levie

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The cloud-service cofounder and CEO talks about innovation, disruption, and harnessing the next big thing.

In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, Box CEO Aaron Levie speaks with McKinsey’s Simon London about scaling the cloud-storage company, driving business growth while focusing on continuous innovation, and how artificial intelligence (AI) will factor into the company’s future.

Podcast transcript

Simon London: Hello, and welcome to this edition of the McKinsey Podcast, with me, Simon London. Our guest today is in some ways the archetypal Silicon Valley mogul. Aaron Levie cofounded Box while still an undergraduate and left his studies behind to focus on building the cloud-storage company. He talks fast, favors sneakers over highly polished oxfords, and now leads an organization valued at more


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