episode 805

Tech Sector IT: Box CIO Ravi Malick Talks Scalability, Agility, and Execution In The Company's Strategy

Ravi Malick is the Chief Information Officer of Box, a cloud content management company that securely connects people, information, and applications; and earns roughly $1 billion in annual revenue. Ravi has been in his role for just over two years, and over his tenure, he has helped mature and transform the IT function at the fast-growing digital native company. Prior to his current role, Ravi has held positions at a number of scaled organizations including the CIO of Vistra. September 25, 2023

805: Ravi discusses his role as a CIO within a scaled technology organization and how he interacts with the CIO-level clients that the company serves. He explains the focus areas he prioritized when he joined the company including scalability, agility, and execution. He also describes the company’s Box-on-Box program where they pilot offerings internally as ‘customer zero’ and how this helps deliver better products and services for their clients. Finally, Ravi reflects on the keys to his career success, recounts his pathway into technology, and looks ahead at the trends in AI and cybersecurity.

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"Decision-making is critically important... Retain that from the startup culture, but understand [that] you have to be more deliberate."

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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