Events

17 Oct 2016 · by Helen Kuo
For the fifth year in a row, we're heading to the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. And this year, over 30 Boxers are packing their bags for Houston to share in a week of knowledge sharing, camaraderie and fun. Stop by our booth in the expo hall, catch one of our sessions or join us...
18 Apr 2016 · by Chris Yeh
Over the past year, Box has been partnering with CODE2040, a non-profit organization that works with Black and Latina/o engineering students​ early in their college careers to enhance exposure and access to technical careers in the Silicon Valley​. This March, CODE2040 hosted their first-ever "Tech...
05 Feb 2016 · by Tiffany Kirkland
Here at Box HQ, we recently had the opportunity to host an epic SRE Hour. This was the first event in our new Downtown Redwood City space, and SREs from over 40 companies joined us for talks from Box and Yelp. So, what's an SRE? Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) are the guardians of the galaxy,...
23 Oct 2015 · by Julia Edwards
This year was my second time at Grace Hopper, and it was especially meaningful because I first met Box at Grace Hopper in 2013. It was so fun to come back to the conference as a Box representative (along with 27 of my colleagues) and get to interact with students who may also become Boxers in the...
14 Oct 2015 · by Tiffany Kirkland
This week, we're super excited to gather in Houston along with 12,000 of our closest friends for the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. At the conference, a number of Box rockstars will be speaking on topics that draw on our broad areas of expertise -- from preparing for a technical...
08 Oct 2015 · by Helen Kuo
We're heading to Houston! This year, we're sending 28 women to the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. This is our fourth year attending the conference and our biggest delegation yet. We're busy putting last minute touches on our presentations — while we're in Houston, you can find us...
21 Sep 2015 · by Tiffany Low
Last Wednesday was the third annual Docker Global Hack Day, and we hosted the Mountain View local edition at Box HQ in Los Altos. Developers in the Bay Area joined hundreds of participants around the world, working in teams of one to three hackers to build innovative projects focused around Docker...
21 Aug 2015 · by Jessica Gibby
Last week, we hosted our first-ever Mobile Open House. With over 150 developers and mobile enthusiasts in the audience, the mobile leads for Uber, Square and Box dug into the ways different organizations scale their mobile efforts and approach mobile development. By the end of the night, one thing...
19 May 2015 · by Michael Ansel
Earlier this month, my colleague, Phillip Moore, and I presented at DevOpsdays Austin about the secure layer we built in front of GitHub's Hubot to enable ChatOps, while still meeting all of our internal and external security requirements. Managing access to restricted data and systems is a not a...
14 May 2015 · by Dave Sawyer
A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to visit Montreal to attend PyCon. This year, we decided to add a programming challenge for attendees in addition to our usual talks, poster session, and booth. There are typically a handful of programming challenges at the convention and those who complete them...
09 Mar 2015 · by Reshma Khilnani
Last week at Box, I participated on our "Building a Modern Enterprise Company" panel and was joined by Erica Brescia, co-founder and COO of Bitnami, and Nancy Hua, co-founder and CEO of Apptimize. I got the opportunity to meet these founders through Y Combinator where we, with many others, learned...
22 Jan 2015 · by Alice Fuller
Last October, I gave my first ever talk at a conference, the Grace Hopper Celebration. When I was initially trying to decide what I wanted to talk about, I gave myself a few criteria: 1) I must be uniquely capable of talking about this, 2) people would learn something, 3) it must be interesting...
12 Nov 2014 · by Komal Mangtani
Last week, on November 4, Box Women in Tech hosted a fireside chat between me and Heidi Roizen, Operating Partner at leading venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ). The event—Beyond Engineering: Skills You Need to Be a Successful Entrepreneur, Innovator and Leader—focused on the skills...
29 Sep 2014 · by Komal Mangtani
Next week, we're sending 23 delegates to the annual Grace Hopper Conference celebrating women engineers. We've been sending a delegation to the annual meeting of women engineers for three years and each time, the planning begins earlier. (This year, we started in February.) While in Phoenix, we'll...
10 Sep 2014 · by Sam Schillace
At Box, we rely on open source software and the strong community that makes it possible, which is why we are excited to host our first ever Box Open Source Open House on September 23rd here at Box HQ. The open house will feature talks from Facebook's Paul Tarjan on HHVM and Box's Matt Basta on a...
02 Jul 2014 · by Molly Mackenzie
Mozilla Web and Release Engineering Manager Laura Thomson spoke at Box last week about how to add enough engineering management to be effective without driving engineers crazy. For more details on the event, see the event description here. Part One: Part Two: See the slides here. Questions? Email...
27 Jun 2014 · by Zoelle Egner
We're all winding down from another successful Box Hackathon. With 85 submissions in all, there were a ton of cool hacks from the team, including some we hope you'll be able to play with soon. You can check out one of those below: Box for your new Google Watch.
11 Jun 2014 · by Molly Mackenzie
As your team grows and your projects become more complex, you’re going to need a certain amount of process. In this talk Laura will explain how to add enough engineering management to be effective without driving engineers crazy. She'll discuss: - Basics of chaordic systems (or: how open source...
01 May 2014 · by Molly Mackenzie
OWASP AppSensor creator Michael Coates spoke at Box last week about his career and the importance of application security and repelling attackers. Also see the video here. See the slides here. NOTE: Due to video complications, the Q&A session was not recorded. If you have questions, please...