Aditya Agrawal



Aditya Agarwal is CTO of Dropbox. Prior to this he was VP of Engineering at Dropbox. He oversees the different engineering teams including new product development, infrastructure, platform and operations. Aditya came to Dropbox via the acquisition of Cove, a company he co-founded that was focused on improving group collaboration and communication.

Prior to Cove, Aditya Agarwal was the Director of Product Engineering at Facebook where he oversaw the development of core products such as News Feed, Search, Photos, Profile and Applications. Aditya was one of the first engineers at Facebook and played an important role in helping to design and build core parts of the Facebook engineering infrastructure. He also wrote the initial Facebook search engine and co-authored Thrift, a popular open-source RPC framework. Before that, Aditya worked at Oracle on the Server Manageability team, which was responsible for creating a self-healing database.

Aditya holds Master’€™s and Bachelor’€™s degrees in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.

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Dropbox tech chief Agawal started early, rose quickly

The Seattle Times - 4 weeks ago
Born in India to a father who was a chemical engineer and mother who was a homemaker, Aditya Agarwal moved homes a lot with his family, with stints in Cameroon, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and...

Dropbox rolls out new admin controls for team management

ZDNet - 2 weeks ago
Dropbox is rolling out new platform features designed to give admins stronger user controls and greater visibility into their teams' Dropbox usage. Newly released features include a redesigned...

How being thrown into the deep end by Mark Zuckerberg prepared Aditya Agarwal to lead

Los Angeles Times - 1 month ago
Aditya Agarwal, 34, is the chief technology officer of online file storage company Dropbox. He leads hundreds of software engineers in building tools used by Dropbox's half a billion registered...

Dropbox cofounder Arash Ferdowsi passes off CTO role to VP of engineering

Business Insider - 8 months ago
Dropbox has promoted its VP of engineering, Aditya Agarwal, as its new CTO, putting him in the position that's been held by cofounder Arash Ferdowsi since the company's launch in 2007....

Dropbox CTO on file sync and share at enterprise scale

Diginomica - 5 months ago
Few, therefore, of its half-a-billion users are aware that last year the file sync and share platform completely migrated its entire core infrastructure off Amazon Web Services into custom-built...

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Professional Details

Designation CTO
Company Dropbox
Previous Company Cove (Co-founder) | Facebook (Director of Product Engineering) | Oracle
Education Carnegie Mellon University (Master’s and Bachelor’s in Computer Science)
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City San Francisco
Country United States of America