Dropbox CTO Aditya Agarwal is leaving

Dropbox CTO Aditya Agarwal is leaving 738 537 C-Suite Network

Aditya Agarwal, who came in to Dropbox from its acquisition of Cove way back in 2012 and was given the CTO role last year, will be leaving the company.

He announced his departure in a post on Facebook. Agarwal held the CTO role for about 9 months and was previously the VP of engineering. That kind of five-year tenure at a startup in Silicon Valley alone is pretty long, to be sure, though Agarwal is leaving the company as it begins to aggressively tout its success as a business.

“We have come a long way since then,” Agarwal said in a Facebook post. “We have over half a billion users today. We have hundreds of thousands of business customers who are using our products to make their teams and companies more productive. We have expanded our product line through SmartSync, Dropbox Paper and more. We have 12 global offices with over 1500 amazing Dropboxers. These are the hallmarks of a company that is built to last.”

Since joining Dropbox in 2012, the company has said it’s hit 500 million users, hit a $1 billion run rate and continued to aggressively pursue business customers. During this time, Dropbox has had to…