Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Dropbox Board
Former US Secretary of State and National Security adviser, Condoleezza Rice joins Dropbox board, making users feel a little bit ill at ease, especially with the recent privacy and surveillance revelations. Having launched a number of new products and features, Dropbox retains the headlines of the major media outlets by launching Carousel alongside with photo storage and sharing, and Dropbox for business offer to general users, as well as Android app for Mailbox email.
Besides, Condoleezza Rice, Dropbox has a new CFO, Sujay Jaswa, and former Google’s Dennis Woodside, who is now Dropbox’s new COO. Price is allegedly helping the company manage its international operations. Notorious for her controversial role in the Bush administration, Rice is famous for her strict surveillance policy.
According to BusinessWeek, RiceHadleyGates firm has been actively involved in Dropbox operations for years. Price possesses the necessary experience in international affairs, and Dropbox will rely on her connections to help the company establish cooperation with foreign governments, especially in China, which have previously blocked Dropbox.