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Sheryl Sandberg

Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Inc.
Overview
Relationships
In The News
Paths
Family Members
Education
Memberships
Career History
Boards & Committees
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Political Donations
Investments
Public Holdings
Advisors & Consultants
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Sheryl Sandberg

Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Inc.

Overview

Places Lived
North Miami Beach, FL, United States
Birth Location
Washington, DC, United States
Age
48 (Born 1970)
Notable Companies
Facebook, Inc.

Lean In Foundation
Net Worth (Estimated)
$1.4B
Awards
32
Board Seats
18
Number of Relationships
This person is connected to 5,275 people.

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Co-Founder at Facebook, Inc.

President Emeritus at Harvard University

Former President at Harvard University

Founder at The Thiel Foundation

Co-Founder at Lean In Foundation

Co-Founder at Elevation Management LLC

Co-Founder at Netflix, Inc.

Co-Founder & General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz LLC

Co-Founder at WhatsApp, Inc.

Co-Founder at Campaign to Fix the Debt
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In The News See More

CNBC
January 19, 2018
Fortune
January 19, 2018
L.A. Biz
January 19, 2018
New York Observer
January 19, 2018
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January 19, 2018
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Family Members

Cousin

Greenlight Capital is a value-oriented investment management firm that primarily invests and trades in long and short publicly listed equity securities, as well as distressed debt when cyclically attractive. The firm manages the Greenlight Capital Funds. The funds' main objective is to achieve capital appreciation by buying securities with trading values materially lower than their intrinsic values and by selling short securities with trading values materially higher than their intrinsic values. The funds seek to achieve high absolute rates of return while minimizing the risk of capital loss. Greenlight Capital focuses on buying publicly listed equity securities and corporate debt, but they may also invest in private placements, futures, currencies, commodities, credit default swaps, interest rate swaps, sovereign debt, derivatives and other instruments. Greenlight Capital is an activist firm and is included in the SharkWatch50 as one the 50 most prominent activist investors.
Ex-Spouse, Deceased

Former Head, Music at Yahoo! Inc.
Yahoo!, Inc. is a global technology company, which delivers personalized, including search, content, and communications tools on the web and on mobile devices. The company provides a variety of products and services, many of them personalized, including search, content, and communications tools-all daily habits for hundreds of millions of users, on the Web and on mobile devices. The majority product offerings are available in more than 45 languages and in 60 countries, regions and territories. The company's offerings to users include, Yahoo.com is a starting point that brings together the most relevant content and functionality from across the Web, including original Yahoo! content. It offers a majority of these services free of charge to users around the world. Yahoo! Search is available free to users and often serves as the starting point from which they navigate the Internet to find and discover information that matters to them. It provides users with a free search capability, offering rich search results ranked and organized based on relevance to each user's search query. It currently offers Yahoo! Search experiences and applications across connected devices, including PCs, tablets and mobile phones. Yahoo! News provides original, premium, partner, and syndicated news via text, photos, and video to engage users with wide-ranging, up-to-the-minute coverage and analysis into topical news events. Yahoo! Sports serves one of the largest audiences of digital sports enthusiasts in the world. It is anchored by Fantasy Sports, editorial reporting, real-time scores, statistics and breaking news, coverage of the biggest global sports events, and premium college sports coverage through Rivals publisher network. Yahoo! Finance provides a comprehensive set of financial data, information, and tools that helps users make informed financial decisions. It offers mobile solutions, including dedicated Yahoo! Finance iPhone and Android applications and MarketDash for iPad. Yahoo! Entertainment and Lifestyles is a collection of properties focused on emerging trends and information in popular culture, women's issues, and media. Yahoo! omg!, Movies, TV and Music are leading destinations for celebrity gossip, movie, music, and TV premieres, and awards coverage. Yahoo Shine! is targeted to women and provides tips, features and in-depth analysis in areas such as health, fashion, careers and parenting. Yahoo! Video provides original, premium and third-party news, finance, sports, entertainment, and lifestyle video content distributed in contextually relevant experiences across the Yahoo! network. Yahoo! Video includes Yahoo! Screen, a video destination site where videos from across the Yahoo! network are aggregated and watched. Yahoo! Toolbar is a Web browser add-on that conveniently enables users to access and preview Yahoo! Properties and third-party content via applications from anywhere on the Web. In addition to bringing together personalized content and information consumed by hundreds of millions of users, it also provide communications tools to connect the world, include: Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Messenger, Yahoo! Groups, Yahoo! Answers, Flickr, Mobile & Emerging Products, IntoNow from Yahoo! and Connected TV, which provides a wide range of communication and social services to users and small businesses across a variety of devices and through its broadband Internet access partners enable users to organize into groups and share knowledge, common interests, and photos. Yahoo! was founded by Jerry Chih-Yuan Yang and David Filo in January 1994 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.
Ex-Spouse

Chief Executive Officer at Market Hardware, Inc.
Market Hardware, Inc. provides marketing products and services for small businesses. It offers website design and build services, search engine advertising, search engine optimization, local search marketing, social media management, and web video services. The company was founded by Brian Kraff and Tom McGarry in 2003 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.
Parent-In-Law

Executive Director at Pacer Center, Inc.
TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF CHILDREN AND HELP ALL CHILDREN ACHIEVE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL.

Educational Background

MBA with Highest Distinction 
Class of 1995 
Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.
BA in Economics, summa cum laude 
Class of 1991 
Harvard was established in 1636, and it is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Memberships

Member
2014 - Current
The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the world to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes. The campaign specifically focuses on billionaires and was made public in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The Huffington Post reported in April 2012 that "81 billionaires committed to giving at least half of their fortunes to charity". As of July 2013, 113 billionaire individuals and couples and one family group have signed the pledge.

Career History

Co-Founder
2013 - Current
Lean In.org is recognized by the IRS as tax-exempt private operating foundation under section 501(c)(3). Lean In offers a growing library of free online lectures on topics including leadership and communication. Produced in partnership with the Clayman Institute for Gender Studies at Stanford University and other well-known experts, these lectures offer women practical skills they can apply in their daily lives.
Chief Operating Officer
2008 - Current
Facebook, Inc. engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. Its products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.
Vice President, Global Online Sales & Operations
2001 - 2008
Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our company has packed a lot into a relatively young life. Since Google was founded in 1998, we’ve grown to serve hundreds of thousands of users and customers around the world. Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin met at Stanford University in 1995. By 1996, they had built a search engine (initially called BackRub) that used links to determine the importance of individual webpages. Founded 1998 Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin Incorporation September 4, 1998 Initial public offering (NASDAQ) August 19, 2004 Headquarters 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View CA 94043
Chief of Staff to the Secretary
1996 - 2001
The Department of the Treasury is an executive department and the treasury of the United States federal government. It was established by an Act of Congress in 1789 to manage government revenue. The Department is administered by the Secretary of the Treasury, who is a member of the Cabinet.
Management Consultant
1995 - 1996
McKinsey & Co., Inc. provides management consulting services. Its areas of expertise include business technology, corporate finance, marketing and sales, operations, organizational risk and strategy planning, sustainability, and resource productivity. The firm offers advisory and analytical consulting solutions to commercial and industrial sectors such as electronics, aerospace, automotive, chemicals, media and entertainment, pharmaceuticals, medical, investment, telecommunications, transportation, and logistics. The company was founded by James O. McKinsey in 1926 and is headquartered in New York, NY.
Research Assistant to Chief Economist
Prior
The World Bank Group (WBG) is a family of five international organizations that make leveraged loans to poor countries. It is the largest and most famous development bank in the world and is an observer at the United Nations Development Group. The World Bank Group consists of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the International Development Association (IDA), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA).
Director
Prior
Starbucks Coffee International, Inc. manufactures and sells coffee related products. It purchases, roasts, and sells whole bean coffees, brewed coffees, Italian-style espresso beverages, and cold blended beverages. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Boards & Committees

Corporate Boards ▾
Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current
SurveyMonkey, Inc. provides online survey software services. Its services include buy survey responses, multi user account, benchmarks, mobile app, partner integrations and API, survey programming, survey in salesforce, survey in market, telephone surveys and wufoo online forms. The company was founded by Ryan Finley in 1999 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.
Member, Board of Directors
2010 - 2018
The Walt Disney Co. is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise. It operates through four business segments: Media Networks, Parks & Resorts, Studio Entertainment and Consumer Products & Interactive Media. The Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, radio networks and stations. The Parks and Resorts segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida; the Disneyland Resort in California; Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii; the Disney Vacation Club; the Disney Cruise Line; and Adventures by Disney. The Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings and live stage plays. This segment distributes films primarily under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and Touchstone banners. The Consumer Products and Interactive Media segment licenses the company's trade names, characters and visual and literary properties to various manufacturers, game developers, publishers and retailers throughout the world. It also develops and publishes games, primarily for mobile platforms, and books, magazines and comic books. This segment also distributes branded merchandise directly through retail, online and wholesale businesses. The Walt Disney was founded by Walter Elias Disney on October 16, 1923 and is headquartered in Burbank, CA.
Member, Board of Directors
Current
Facebook, Inc. engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. Its products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.
Member, Board of Directors
Current
Levo League is a social good startup designed to elevate young women in the workforce by providing the career resources needed to achieve personal and professional success.
Member, Board of Trustees
Current
Bay Area Council Economic Institute operates an advocacy and research organization. The firm's services include infrastructure, trade, globalization, science and innovation, business development and governance. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
Member, Board of Directors
2009 - 2012
Starbucks Corp. engages in the provision of premier roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee. It operates through the following segments: Americas; China/Asia Pacific (CAP); Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); and Channel Development. The Americas, CAP, EMEA segments sells coffee and other beverages, complementary food, packaged coffees, single-serve coffee products, and a focused selection of merchandise through company-oriented stores, and licensed stores. The Channel Development segment trades coffee, and other related products to institutional foodservice industries. The company was founded by Jerry Baldwin and Howard S. Schultz on November 4, 1985 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.
Member, Board of Directors
2006 - 2007
eHealthInsurance Serivces, Inc. provides online health insurance plan services. It provides buying and using health insurance information through toll free number, online chat, email, fax, customer care team. The firm’s customers include individuals, families and small businesses. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.
Member, Board of Directors
2006 - 2008
eHealth, Inc. offers Internet-based health insurance agency services for individuals, families and small businesses. Its ecommerce platform enables consumers to compare and contrast health insurance plans in a side-by-side format based on plan characteristics such as price, plan type, deductible amount, co-payment amount and in-network and out-of-network benefits. It operates through the following business segments: Medicare and Individual. The Medicare segment consists primarily of commissions earned fromsale of Medicare-related health insurance plans. The Individual segment consists primarily of commissions earned from sale of individual and family and small business health insurance plans and ancillary products sold to non-Medicare-eligible customers. The company was founded by Vipool Mohanlal Patel in November 14, 1997 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.
Non-Profit Boards ▾
Chair, Advisory Board
Current
Lean In.org is recognized by the IRS as tax-exempt private operating foundation under section 501(c)(3). Lean In offers a growing library of free online lectures on topics including leadership and communication. Produced in partnership with the Clayman Institute for Gender Studies at Stanford University and other well-known experts, these lectures offer women practical skills they can apply in their daily lives.
Member, Advisory Board
Current
Peter G Peterson Foundation Our mission is to increase public awareness of the nature and urgency of key fiscal challenges threatening America's future and to accelerate action on them. To address these challenges successfully, we work to bring Americans together to find and implement sensible, long-term solutions that transcend age, party lines and ideological divides in order to achieve real results.
Member, Board of Directors
Current
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Member, Global Board of Directors
Current
Women for Women International, Inc. provides humanitarian services to women. It provides financial and emotional support to women survivors of war. Its programs include skills training, career opportunities, men engagement. The company was founded by Zainab Salbi in 1993 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.
Member, Board of Directors
Current
ONE ACTION'S MISSION IS TO ADVOCATE FOR SMART AND EFFECTIVE POLICIES AND PROGRAMS THAT FIGHT EXTREME POVERTY AND PREVENTABLE DISEASE, PARTICULARLY IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. ONE ACTION ORGANIZES GRASSROOTS ACTIVITIES AND ADVOCATES DIRECTLY WITH POLICYMAKERS AND KEY INFLUENCERS, BOTH IN THE UNITED STATES AND IN OTHER COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD, IN SUPPORT OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS AND PROVEN DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES THAT ARE SAVING MILLIONS OF LIVES IN THE WORLD'S POOREST COUNTRIES.
Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2015
RAISE AWARENESS TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS.
Board Member
Prior
Google.org develops technologies to help address global challenges and supports innovative partners through grants, investments and in-kind resources.
Member, Board of Trustees
Prior
The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations that advance three broad goals: Strengthen American democracy; Foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans; and Secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system. Brookings is proud to be consistently ranked as the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tank
Director
Prior
The Advertising Council, Inc. promotes public service campaigns. It carries out pro bono ad campaigns on behalf of both government and private organizations. The company campaigns on children's issues, health, community, environment and family matters. The council relies on volunteer efforts from advertising firms. The Advertising Council was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in New York, NY.
Director
Prior
enter for Global Development works to reduce global poverty and inequality through research. The company was founded by Edward Scott Jr., Fred C. Bergsten, and Nancy Birdsall in November 2001 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1M
2017
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. is a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.For many years the firm has promoted a commonsense approach to women's health and well-being, based on respect for each individual's right to make informed, independent decisions about health, sex, and family planning.
N/A
2010
Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.
$1,000 - $4,999
2005
The Advertising Council, Inc. promotes public service campaigns. It carries out pro bono ad campaigns on behalf of both government and private organizations. The company campaigns on children's issues, health, community, environment and family matters. The council relies on volunteer efforts from advertising firms. The Advertising Council was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations

$2,700
2015
Senator from Oregon
$1,000
2014
Senator from Washington
$2,600
2013
Senator from New Jersey
$2,600
2013
Former Senator from Nevada
$5,000
2013
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Investments

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Levo League is a social good startup designed to elevate young women in the workforce by providing the career resources needed to achieve personal and professional success.
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VideoSurf, Inc. provides online video services. The company was founded by Lior Delgo, Achi Brandt, Eitan Sharon, and Shai Deljo on August 8, 2006 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

Public Holdings

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Advisors & Consultants

Advisor
 

Co-Founder at Iconiq Capital LLC

Transactions

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Facebook, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

Awards & Honors

Rank #1468
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Sponsored by
Rank #5
2017
Fortune Magazine - 50 Most Powerful Women in Business
Sponsored by
Rank #12
2017
Forbes Magazine - America's Richest Self-Made Women
Sponsored by
Rank #1476
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Sponsored by
Rank #1741
2015
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Sponsored by
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Creative Works

Author
Lean In

Events

Speaker
Switzerland
2013 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013 continues the mission of the World Economic Forum. It is committed to improving the state of the world and has driven the design and development of the Annual Meeting programme. The Annual Meeting remains the foremost creative force for engaging leaders in collaborative activities focused on shaping the global, regional and industry agendas.
Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference
The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.
Speaker
Davos, Switzerland
2012 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
A record 2,600 business, government and civil society leaders – including nearly 40 heads of state or government – participated in the 42nd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, which took place under the theme The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models. The record participation indicated the international community’s level of concern for the world today, as one crisis after another emerges. It also underscored the commitment of the Forum’s Members, Partners and communities to improving the state of the world.
Organizer
Davos, Switzerland
2012 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
A record 2,600 business, government and civil society leaders – including nearly 40 heads of state or government – participated in the 42nd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, which took place under the theme The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models. The record participation indicated the international community’s level of concern for the world today, as one crisis after another emerges. It also underscored the commitment of the Forum’s Members, Partners and communities to improving the state of the world.
Attendee
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2012 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference
The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.
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