Drew Houston is an impressive entrepreneur. Especially when you consider he is only 34 years old and worth over 1 Billion USD. Houston started the well known cloud storage company DropBox . Success wasn’t immediate for Houston however, he worked on more than a few other start ups before his time at DropBox, including Bit9, Accolade and Hubspot. Dropbox boasts a half billion users, and a unique position by offering cloud hosting abilities to both businesses and individuals.
Houston was named number 19 on Forbes “40 under 40” list, a collection of the most influential innovative young individuals under 40 years old in the business world. The company now boasts a estimated value over 10 billion USD. Houston is an innovator who often sings the praise of creating a inner circle who is supportive and forward thinking. Similar to Steve Jobs, Houston seems to have the skill of collecting a power team that helps build his vision, while also providing invaluable knowledge.