Episode #1252 Jeetu Patel: How Box is Transforming Your Business

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Jeetu and Jenna discuss how both startups and large organizations can compete in disruptive markets. 


Jeetu Patel

SVP of Platform and Chief Strategy Officer at Box View Full Profile

Learning Points

  • Ripple Effect examples from Uber: If UberEats takes off will we still have kitchens in 10 years? (More from Jeetu on The Ripple Effects in the auto industry here.) 
  • The need for internal change agents - "Individuals who imagine a tomorrow that is different than today" - and how to lead them 
  • Why intrapreneurship is your competitive advantage; “You need people who completely and fundamentally challenge every assumption your business is built on….Give them enough space not to be squashed by the status quo.”
  • Netflix’s evolution and how the company recreated their business model three times; “Companies that are paranoid and see the world from a customer value before their own potential do far better those that think of their potential first and then see how customers fit into the equation.”
  • Knowing when to sweat the details and how they do it at Box; For example, they have a team dedicated to developer experience, even down to creating world-class documentation, to best support their needs.
  • For a deeper dive into Jeetu's Top 10 Lessons from Technology Leaders on Digital Transformation download his eBook here.