Arash Ferdowsi (born October 7, 1985) is a billionaire entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of Dropbox. Arash Ferdowsi net worth: Arash Ferdowsi is an American businessman and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $1.3 billion. Arash Ferdowsi was born in Overland Park, Kansas in October 1985. He is best known for being the co-founder and chief technology officer of Dropbox. Ferdowsi dropped out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology to focus on his business.