Dennis Woodside

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Dennis Woodside
Born 1969 (age 44–45)
Alma mater Cornell University
Stanford Law School
Known for COO of Dropbox
Website
Motorola.com - Dennis Woodside

Dennis Woodside (born 1969) has been the Chief Operating Officer of Dropbox since winter 2014. Previously he was the Chief Executive Officer of Motorola Mobility from its acquisition by Google, Inc. in May 2012 to winter 2014.[1] He was the successor of Sanjay Jha.[2] Dennis Woodside started his career at Google in 2003 and was responsible for leading investment in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Woodside, before being the CEO of Motorola Mobility was the Vice President of Google's America Operations.[1] On February 12, 2014 it was reported he joined cloud storage company Dropbox as COO. This move came after Google sold Motorola Mobility to Lenovo in January 2014. Additionally, it was reported that Woodside would be replaced by Jonathan Rosenberg, the former head of product management at Google, who will be appointed as the COO of Motorola Mobility.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Motorola Media Center, Retrieved 2013-05-30.
  2. ^ "Dennis Woodside". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2012-05-23. 
  3. ^ "Motorola Mobility CEO to join Dropbox ahead of Lenovo deal". Reuters. 2014-02-13.