Data Scape Limited v. Box, Inc.

Western District of Texas, txwd-6:2019-cv-00025

Exhibit E - Malhorta Profile

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EXHIBIT E Contact Ritik Malhotra Head of Payments Product at Brex (LinkedIn) San Francisco, California (Company) Summary Top Skills Java alum: y combinator, thiel fellowship, berkeley ee/cs // current: head C of payments product @ brex // previously: founder/ceo @ elph (acq. C++ by brex). product & engineering lead @ box, founder/ceo @ streem (acq. by box) // ongoing: angel investor in 20+ companies // always: Languages building things English (Native or Bilingual) Hindi (Native or Bilingual) Spanish (Limited Working) Experience Patents Brex Head of Payments Product Low latency and low defect media March 2019 - Present file transcoding using optimized storage, retrieval, partitioning, and San Francisco Bay Area delivery techniques Leading product on Payments Infrastructure and Platform teams at Brex (post User device processing of Elph acquisition). information from a network- accessible collaboration system Operation mapping in a virtual file Ironfire Capital LLC system for cloud-based shared Venture Partner content October 2015 - Present Virtual file system for cloud-based San Francisco Bay Area shared content Ironfire Ventures invests in startups from seed to series B. Primary investment File-agnostic data downloading in a virtual file system for cloud-based area focus: blockchain, enterprise software, storage, and hard tech. shared content Elph Co-Founder & CEO January 2018 - Present San Francisco Bay Area Acquired by Brex in March 2019. Built digital payments infrastructure. S2 Capital Founding Partner June 2014 - January 2018 (3 years 8 months) San Francisco Bay Area Page 1 of 4 Micro-VC fund focused on seed-stage investments. Top-decile performance for vintage 2014. Portfolio companies have cumulatively increased in value by over $5 billion. Box Product / Engineering Lead July 2014 - July 2017 (3 years 1 month) Redwood City, CA Led the integration of the Streem product into Box's architecture post- acquisition, growing team from 4 to 30+ people. Launched as Box Drive (, now Box's flagship desktop product with 1M+ users. Streem Co-Founder & CEO June 2012 - June 2014 (2 years 1 month) San Francisco, CA Acquired by Box in June 2014, and is now Box Drive. Started Streem to build a cloud storage solution that would require no data syncing or client-side data storage. Accepted into Y Combinator as part of the Summer 2012 batch. Raised $875,000 in seed funding from VC and angel investors. Grew team to four full-time engineers and two contractors. Launched a cross-platform cloud storage product on web, mobile, and desktop. Grew to 60,000 users in two weeks after launch through a viral referral campaign. Acquired by Box in June 2014 and is now living on as Box Drive. Tech built: kernel-mode file system (Mac & Windows), backend API, web/ mobile/desktop clients, on-demand ABR video transcoder. The Thiel Foundation Thiel Fellow June 2012 - May 2014 (2 years) San Francisco Bay Area, CA Startup funding program started by Peter Thiel. Awarded $100,000 as a non- dilutive grant to work on Streem (see above). Silicon Valley Prep Co-Founder March 2011 - August 2012 (1 year 6 months) San Jose, CA Page 2 of 4 Started SVPrep, a learning academy that taught mathematics, computer science, public speaking, debate, and essay writing to middle and high school students. Bootstrapped business to $1M+ ARR. Twitter Software Engineer May 2011 - August 2011 (4 months) San Francisco, CA User Growth team. Designed and implemented several features to increase user growth and engagement metrics. Scaled user invite infrastructure to process millions of queries per day. Intel Corporation Software Engineer June 2010 - August 2010 (3 months) Santa Clara, CA Human Computer Interaction team. Researched and developed perceptual computing techniques to operate the computer without a mouse and keyboard. Wrote scientific review paper on findings and comparison of various methods. Agilent Technologies Chemical Engineer June 2009 - August 2009 (3 months) Santa Clara, CA Researched and designed novel mechanism to improve mass spectrometer sensitivity by increasing the surface area of chemical absorption at the capillary inlet tube. Wrote scientific paper on findings and their applications to early disease detection. Valiantica Software Engineer Contractor June 2009 - August 2009 (3 months) San Jose, CA Designed and built a prize redemption web app for a local bowling chain. Zirana Software Engineer June 2008 - August 2008 (3 months) San Jose, CA Joined startup when everything was growing and breaking. Designed a rate limiting system to mitigate against the several DDoS attacks the web app was Page 3 of 4 receiving. Re-built search system to more efficiently index and search through user profiles, resulting in searches that would previously time out to display results quickly. HostingAxis Founder November 2005 - July 2006 (9 months) San Jose, CA Umbrella company for several business ventures. Provided web hosting services to 300+ customers. Created and ran several social networking and gaming web apps that grew to 100K MAU. Sold all assets off in July 2006. Education Y Combinator Entrepreneurship University of California, Berkeley Bachelor's Degree, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Lynbrook High School High School Diploma Page 4 of 4