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Paul Chapman, CIO of Box

April 25, 2016

Among other topics, Paul discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:

  • His role as Chief Information Officer of Box and how he prepared for that role
  • The ways in which he thinks about differentiating the business of Box
  • How his organization operates as the first “customer” of the company’s products
  • How he has built his team and planned his workforce from a skills and responsibilities standpoint, as a digital-native organization
  • What it is like to operate in an organization where change is not only inevitable, but also viewed as a source of strength
  • How Box views security as it invests in other forms of security, as well as its own
  • Eye on the Trends: Cloud, Security, and new work styles

Paul Chapman’s Biography

Paul Chapman is the Chief Information Officer of Box, an online file sharing and content management service for businesses.  In that role, he is responsible for leading the company’s global IT strategy and the IT organization focused on the development and delivery of IT solutions that support the company’s growth and a more agile and productive workforce.

Prior to his role at Box, Paul worked for Hewlett Packard, where he held the role of CIO of HP software.  Paul also previously worked at VMware, as the Vice President of Global Infrastructure and Cloud Operations.

Paul received his Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Science from Filton Technical College, which is now a part of South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, in the UK.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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