Sheryl Sandberg Joins Board of Late Husband's Company SurveyMonkey

Getty Images

"I'm looking forward to working with the board and this amazing team and help to realize Dave’s vision of building a lasting company," the Facebook COO said.

Sheryl Sandberg is joining the board of SurveyMonkey, the online survey and questionnaire company that was headed up by her late husband, Dave Goldberg

SurveyMonkey announced Monday that the chief operating officer of Facebook and Lean In author would be immediately taking a seat of the board, along with SurveyMonkey co-founder and chief executive David Ebersman

"We are thrilled to have Sheryl and David join our board. They are talented business leaders with deep operational and financial expertise who will provide valuable perspective to our management team," Zander Lurie, who was named SurveyMonkey board chairman, said in a statement. "With their strategic input, SurveyMonkey will be even better positioned to scale our profitable business."

Dave Goldberg served as CEO of SurveyMonkey for six years, leading the company to a $2 billion valuation, according to the New York Times. He died suddenly in May at the age of 47.

"Ever since Dave joined SurveyMonkey six years ago, I watched him and his team execute on their mission to help people make better decisions," Sheryl said in a statement. "I'm looking forward to working with the board and this amazing team and help to realize Dave’s vision of building a lasting company that will impact the way we all do business for years to come."

Email: Ryan.Gajewski@THR.com
Twitter: @_RyanGajewski

comments powered by Disqus