Dropbox CEO defends adding Condoleezza Rice to board

Earlier this week, Dropbox held a high-profile event to release a slew of new products, including Mailbox for Android and Mac as well as a new photo-backup app called Carousel — but the company also slipped another major announcement under the radar. The same day as its big product launches, Dropbox announced that Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State under the Bush administration, had joined the company’s board of directors. While Dropbox CEO Drew Houston didn’t announce this on stage, the company did acknowledge her joining the board in a blog post covering a number of leadership changes.

Perhaps predictably, a portion of the internet has reacted with outrage, causing Houston to address any potential privacy concerns that may…

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