Dropbox announced on Thursday that COO Dennis Woodside will step down in September after a 4-year tenure. Two senior members of staff will be promoted to executive leadership to take over Dennis’s duties, and the company will not replace the COO role.
The laws related to government requests for user data are changing fast: from passage of the CLOUD Act by the US Congress to the US Supreme Court’s recent decision in Carpenter v. United States. In this environment, Dropbox is more committed than ever to protecting user privacy. As part of that commitment, today we’ve updated our Transparency Report today to uphold this promise, and provide insight about the government requests Dropbox has received since our last reporting period.
Media and entertainment companies have unique needs when it comes to collaboration. They work in teams that span the globe. They work with tools that span a spectrum of uses. And every day, those teams are under pressure to create more content in less time, across an array of consumer platforms. As a result, they’re producing an unprecedented volume of data, including high-res file types with larger and larger file sizes. The challenge becomes—where do you put all that data and how can teams access, review, revise, and share it quickly and securely?
Last week, we traveled to Los Angeles to celebrate the opening of the Future Classic x Dropbox Studio, a collaborative space where artists can gather and share ideas, give presentations, and create exclusive live content. We chatted with Founder/CEO, Nathan McLay to learn more about the vision for the new studio and plans for the months ahead.
Today, we’re excited to announce that we’re expanding our strategic partnership with Salesforce to further streamline work and open up new ways for teams to collaborate across sales, service, marketing, commerce, and more.