Goldberg, whoalso leaves behind a young daughter and son, was a longstanding, respected figure among Silicon Valley’s elite. Mark Zuckerberg notified Facebook employees via Facebook post: The outpouring of grief for Goldberg on Saturday morning has been swift from those who knew him. SurveyMonkey expressed condolences in a short statement, as well.
Dave Goldberg, CEO of online survey startup SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, died suddenly Friday evening. He was 47.
Goldberg, who also leaves behind a young daughter and son, was a longstanding, respected figure among Silicon Valley’s elite. A Harvard University graduate who majored in history, Goldberg had served as CEO of SurveyMonkey since 2009. He also served as an advisor to TPG Capital, one of the world’s largest private-equity firms.
Heartbreaking. One of the truly great people on the planet, Dave was of almost unimaginably remarkable character. https://t.co/cgUSFTxBHm
My friend @davegoldberg kindest, most generous, loving father, loyal husband, great ceo, & sweetest friend. May his memory be a blessing. Read more…