Box appoints Steve Murphy to its Board of Directors

– USA, CA –  Box, Inc. (NYSE: BOX), the leading Content Cloud, today announced the appointment of Steve Murphy to its Board of Directors as the designee of KKR, bringing more than 20 years of technology experience to Box, with leadership roles at OpenText, Oracle, and Sun Microsystems.

“Steve is a fantastic addition to our Board. His success as CEO of Epicor, leading the company to over $1 billion in annual recurring revenue, along with more than 20 years of experience in enterprise software and his deep understanding of the content management market, will be invaluable to Box as we drive our next phase of growth and innovation,” said Board Chair, Bethany Mayer.

The company also announced that John Park will step down from the Board of Directors.

As part of the KKR-led $500 million investment in Box in 2021, KKR has the right to designate, subject to certain conditions, one director to serve on Box’s Board of Directors.

About Steve Murphy

Steve Murphy has served as CEO and a member of the board of directors of Epicor Software Corporation, a business software solutions company since October 2017. Under Murphy’s leadership, Epicor surpassed $1 billion in annual recurring revenue in April 2024.

Before joining Epicor, Steve Murphy served as president of OpenText Corporation, an enterprise information management company, from January 2016 to May 2017, where he was responsible for all customer-facing activities. Before OpenText, Murphy was SVP of Sales and Services at Oracle where he held direct quota and revenue responsibility for a $9 billion North America Services Business, and before that, he was a Group VP of Sales with responsibility for top accounts representing over $2 billion annually. Steve Murphy also held sales and operations leadership positions at Sun Microsystems and Manugistics as well as roles leading global logistics and supply chain strategy and major enterprise resource planning implementations with Accenture and Procter & Gamble.

“Box is at the center of some of the most important trends in technology history as companies look to digitize and automate business processes, accelerate innovation with AI, and protect their most important data,” said Steve Murphy. “It’s an exciting time to join the company and I look forward to bringing my experience to the board.”

Murphy holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Davis.

About Box

Box is the leading Content Cloud, a single platform that enables organizations to fuel collaboration, manage the entire content lifecycle, secure critical content, and transform business workflows with enterprise AI. Founded in 2005, Box simplifies work for leading global organizations, including AstraZeneca, JLL, Morgan Stanley, and Nationwide. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe, and Asia.


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