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Dropbox (DBX)

Participants
Rob Bradley Head of Investor Relations
Drew Houston Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Tim Regan Chief Financial Officer
Mark Murphy JPMorgan
Brent Thill Jefferies
DJ Hynes Canaccord
Rishi Jaluria DA Davidson
Jack Nichols KeyBanc Capital Markets
Zane Chrane Bernstein Research
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Operator

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for joining Dropbox’s Fourth Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call. All participants will be in a listen-only mode. [Operator Instructions] After today's presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

As a reminder, this conference call is being recorded and will be available for replay from the Investor Relations section of Dropbox’s website following this call. it Mr. turn now will over to I Rob of Investor Dropbox. Relations for Bradley, Head Mr. ahead. please Bradley, go

Rob Bradley

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Drew Houston

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Tim Regan

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Drew Houston

you year our long-term responded. of making made for unpredictable Thank focus necessary joining changes growth ensure and today. and while pursue operating efficiency delivered you, and proud team improvements Tim. And XX% as in us We XXXX targets. all our thank our I'm is profitability was to an with how business we

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Operator

comes Instructions] Our Mark you. Murphy Thank [Operator JPMorgan. with from first question

now open. is line Your

Mark Murphy

us some into the Yes. you think had of given for Drew, insight are you Thank pandemic? you. trends with what assuming XXXX or tailwinds from previously in terms any lingering I headwinds rates. tailwind? importantly, this think Or a do you And of conversion year? More playing of How that it do will more and trials out see out? a how you headwind? net

Drew Houston

the for Yes, so Mark, question. thanks,

to elevated we broadly, – [indiscernible]. onset Dropbox we shifting of given of are that, that So and lot tailwind, in the for the has mostly work distributed that working starts, screen you're important a I this be pandemic, folks like as instead think pandemic will we shared during to And up. trial beyond then year – a first engagement broadly becomes demand we isolated out mean more was more when a surge things the in the which the the had think of last been year, in half. and

a work before, very lot of experience their see virtual opportunity So in the to we as experience. we've a It's a all of pain content we – organized. and fragmented address keep distracting to points overwhelming and see need shared lot Everybody new now. has

us. think it's we for huge So a opportunity

Mark Murphy

it's just as arrive on through of And to think And growth at growth wondering some and balance framework? you at this point? above you much think do X% for Or trying Do there I be you're dissect at look envision sort we I'm a of level know deemphasize to crossing roughly eventually that do where users each? Drew. could we you, growth in of we revenue QX, paid balance growth too the that, Thank multiyear ARPU. how across some Okay. going single-digit out Tim, when periods when sort high level, is mid- the scrutiny growth growth follow-up, user but a X% in ARPU you paying that

Tim Regan

between focusing where we lower ARPU, where Family our Sure. did variability users early year, in on a the November. and not my which adoption We paying the user as of ASPs, we as last may Stemming greater see are may carry few metric. best paying our as ARR plan, And other overly things, And strategy. additional larger higher our positive Thanks don't just seeing Mark. on on deals some conversely, new of pursuit launched this customization, for focus that provide to you key or of from acquisition we the minimize we reflect strategy additions. net we some know, to costs our paying and in may degrees some remarks, signals given the guide commentary optimize don't a formally lever one question, I do users, prepared our while for

types users So efficient focus new as of in is paying of we metric. investing key to our and again, indicative in new and why where these go-to-market dynamics And overall, continue our users strategies while more and variability our paying focus see competing our ARPU do ARR most profitable products. net we existing may between year, this we on on

Mark Murphy

Thank much. you very

Operator

Thank you.

question comes from with Jefferies. Brent Our next Thill

open. Your line now is

Luv Sodha

– Thill. end is of any to Luv the for it This motion. I Brent was branding guys Hi. on there the you one from go-to-market initiated wanted the at benefit remember Sodha Wanted campaign? ask I to QX. on

have the impact, more on that users did mean So team’s would any? if any these positive on future? And the specifically in motion, changes you're less focused that go-to-market

Drew Houston

awareness drive to for this. in well, marketing Sure. them work of context, have to have in I for as – businesses. Dropbox elements for we teams funnel invest highlighting QX and expectations all and as a our drive And there. can had campaign to solution success brand did basically the campaigned and we they to mean, and take of I continue a

teams. this ours is mean, focus as work, we self-serve very we're say of at XX% our strength and scalable have really on big of teams, we've subscribers efficient, shared, far engine. Dropbox on As proportionately I businesses focused that a we're as I'd using

has different prefer our where one maintaining ASPs, returns self-serve that We our of we I our self-serve strength, the which go, in and of channels. to allocate just and all across Dropbox that we're another going far optimizing discipline to more is of as as have we higher going lower really organizations channel, – – Because scalable dollars engine mean, viral. we're or example costs, see – as just cost acquisition higher to see brought investment shapes and in But sizes. all

really major it's refinement incremental shift than a return. the So a into more highest in dollars area going strategy, of

Luv Sodha

spend? terms of maybe Can follow-up, on will one So I side, paid the you. see users? if it. XXXX? kind to Thank a be normalization expect we new do tailwind of SMB And – type may, like what Got net in that of in quick you some NNPU will

Tim Regan

And out the expect SMB. as question. far on then I great NNPU how Mark back our this what I as to gave just And should perspective. a an guidance I play from that think would we revenue to all look just to point It's for to have commentary

Drew Houston

lot lot customers, are a of of macro – Dropbox saw working SMBs and a in we to with we from home. And while able find the SMBs been environment general, in have environment, continue knowledge macro lot happening well, there's workers that the stability a

less we're sectors, sure. for than So other impacted relatively

Luv Sodha

Thank you.

Operator

Thank you.

comes DJ question Canaccord. with from next Hynes Our

Your now open. line is

DJ Hynes

added I years. would this have what move thought demand least work. about Hey, the decent there, the to you Dropbox, ask pretty slowdown that given couple a look, levers mean, year, be environment new right? conversion saw to user we obviously and in users have guys. free of I would for of want last I at right, relative And thanks number distributed to the Drew, the net a

to the still what the never So conversion? Like we triggers user there, that huge it segment reaccelerate and user I the pull for there's guess can that's that a the levers free the effective? service? is Are getting less question going have base that just deeper are to pay become there's that base is this you out just into free

Drew Houston

continuously and our you of headroom we have free Sure. I have number conversion. users, lot out, with convert mean, a a we as free we And improving still to been see users. ability drive of to pointed levers

So we great I experience, product mean, adding just start more. with customer a value, building

a example, we've content individuals features of you launched at some their keep around, we the for when of secure. new portfolio helping look last things launched year, So

expand, like we've so So features another as And them those more things on. paid on. the and and drive and conversions and teams trials, Passwords, Computer things like that, drive then Backup, goes lever list Vault, seen that's

of optimize a And levers we are – also takes we that of all often there number users to them. convert. So different for time basically, it and

Dropbox. So like to you time it up there time some sometimes involved, take are can constants you fill – your for

it and the So join a if or and then then hurdle, – team. that is one might using home at storage you're at you work start using start you

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DJ Hynes

Yes. Yes.

Okay. And then a Spaces. question on

to became in is doing seeing So as before with it in guess we Spaces the paying the Spaces working? like the what should what that are available be platform users organization, weren't to beta? you attention that strategy outsiders do I And private says they

Drew Houston

room we with foreground content workspace in just to Spaces its stand-alone realize than or experience into started experimenting there's one shared pretty more cloud desktop folders a is that Last for and a in a area in is and And a we adding it's and evolution. that. like we'd app, project, a more collaborative year, experience. what where more little for dedicated of this instead evolve features the a files is early new the the so content decided Sure, of And files. that bit well, things enough folder it and full

organize with Dropbox files and to one docs it's give else. their teams is Google Tables and be able Spaces their what Air projects. place to work for And around to for we're looking and So – all everything

of those some of that new – that – are so problems kinds these our is customers. engagement And we're solving for

So engagement the – kind of we to that's want but see.

Spaces the into excited quarters. partnerships some in bring about Spaces, have surface your pretty able we'll with so on that area it ways. all video content in that on said early, where new we to coming working deepening share and of Zoom We're meeting more experience So the be new also with Spaces; with be is to will is Webex the you'll

on So stay that. for more tuned

DJ Hynes

color. for Okay, Thanks great. the

Operator

you. Thank

next Our question DA with Rishi from Jaluria Davidson. comes

now Your is open. line

Rishi Jaluria

much it us And then us to adjacencies like wanted acquisitions got how Hi, more you M&A Would inorganic, that start by sense consider during Thanks it did guys. to I based? product I've make opportunity. to technological. past, something remarks to so on HelloSign? going my you what be which potential Maybe those for taking a know give a was But Drew, akin where Would give some you're mostly a prepared M&A? with the would thinking most color made were sense be? comment you if about some about And follow-up. a the be as I questions. made you've in smaller can

Drew Houston

lever our team, business businesses important the adding from help like whole talent HelloSign. roadmap M&A adding well, grow accelerating new an Sure, and the adding product to spectrum, across has the been to us

think I worked that's HelloSign well. is of great So a example where

And and a on big distribution advantage. our the So we're always for is these base user lookout opportunities.

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Rishi Jaluria

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Drew Houston

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Rishi Jaluria

you Thank Wonderful. it. Got so much.

Operator

Thank you.

Nichols next with Capital Jack from Markets. Our comes KeyBanc question

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Jack Nichols

to business follow-up. built about the drive then Can And expectation I the in accounts? a have talk And personal up guys. ability the versus around you sales? of mix Hi,

Drew Houston

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Jack Nichols

or customers net way new going expectations higher forward the upselling for think And growth ARPU? Okay, thank plans best you helpful. and about what's guys. the ARR Super to

Tim Regan

specifically way ARR, where think to $X.XXX of passing is on at crossed it billion. but over year I course, specifically this guidance, guidance important we our to our look course, threshold we, maybe in primary an again is revenue of look about think expectations. – billion again, to the I'd guide for the the don't revenue finishing this, and And metric to where best just to in – $X QX, we ARR at, our look

Jack Nichols

Thanks guys.

Operator

you. Thank

Our Chrane with comes Research. Bernstein question next from Zane

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Zane Chrane

a dig little revenue to Hi. more retention net in bit I hoping was rate. on the

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Tim Regan

Sure.

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Zane Chrane

helpful. That's

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Tim Regan

absent pricing more much back historical we're we've to pricing increase, our with has It levels, changes. and to through where that worked pricing, now do

Zane Chrane

I see.

change that then? pricing So just anniversary effect of the

Tim Regan

That's right.

Zane Chrane

it. Got

materially Has the time last channels. of Okay. had in And I changed last year? through the was over you I thing. one look last self-service that believe K, revenue XX%

Tim Regan

No, that has stayed consistent.

Zane Chrane

much. very Thanks great. Okay,

Operator

turn Thanks. would back to This call Drew concludes like the question-and-answer closing I now Houston for session. the remarks. to

Drew Houston

and I everyone see thanks we'll and quarter. your you us. stay really support, next joining safe, appreciate Again, for

Operator

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