Overview

Update
Primary Role
COO @
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Social:

Person Details

Update

Dennis Woodside has been the Chief Operating Officer of Dropbox since April 2014, and leads global business operations including sales, marketing, partnerships, user operations, and people operations.

Dennis Woodside was Chief Executive Officer of Motorola Mobility. After overseeing the acquisition of Motorola Mobility by Google, he took on leadership of the company when the transaction was completed in May of 2012.

Prior to joining Motorola Mobility, Dennis was Google’s Vice President of Americas Operations, managing the company’s relationships with partners and advertising agencies. In the U.S. alone, Dennis and his team drove revenue from $10.8 billion to $17.5 billion in under three years. He also was the lead business partner for Google’s advertising product development team, helping launch new ad products globally.

Dennis started his career at Google in 2003 spearheading investment across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. He was responsible for the overall go-to-market, product offering and acquisition strategies in these markets, which boasted a 20-fold increase during his tenure. Dennis also served as the managing director for United Kingdom, Benelux & Ireland operations, the largest international market for Google.

Prior to joining Google, Dennis was an associate partner at McKinsey and Company, where he led operational and strategy projects for multinational clients in the technology and media industries.

Earlier, Dennis managed complex mergers and acquisitions in aerospace, energy, media, and finance industries. He also served as law clerk to the Honorable Dennis G. Jacobs in the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York.

Dennis received a JD from Stanford Law School, where he was associate editor of the Stanford Law Review, and holds a bachelor's degree in industrial relations from Cornell University.

Jobs (7)

Update
Current

COO

Apr 1, 2014 - Current   (over 2 years)
Past
Started
Ended
Title
Company
2009
2011
President - Americas Operation & SVP - Advertising Sales & Operations
2006
2009
MD - United Kingdom, Benelux & Ireland Operations
2003
2006
Team Member
1998
2003
Associate Principal
1996
1998
Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney

Board & Advisor Roles (1)

Update

Education (2)

Update

Past Event Appearances (3)

Add Memberships

Add Images