Sheryl Sandberg

Director & Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Inc.

Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg

Director & Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Facebook, Inc.
Lean In Foundation

RelSci Relationships

6905

Number of Boards

18

Birthday

08/28/1969 - Washington, DC, United States

Age

50

Number of Awards

34

Estimated Net Worth

$1.55B

Relationships
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Co-Founder at Facebook, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Former President at Harvard University

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Founder at The Thiel Foundation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Lean In Foundation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

President Emeritus at Harvard University

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Board Member & Managing Director at Lean In Foundation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chief Executive Officer & Director at SVMK, Inc.

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Co-Founder at Andreessen Horowitz LLC

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Advisor at Lean In Foundation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Founding Advisor at Lean In Foundation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

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Sheryl Sandberg
Director & Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Inc.
Family Members
Cousin
Co-Founder at Greenlight Capital, Inc.

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 & Founder 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.

Education
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

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

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.

Director & 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

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2009 - 2012

Starbucks Corp. engages in the production, marketing, and retailing 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 include sales of packaged coffee, tea, and ready-to-drink beverages to customers outside of its company-operated and licensed stores. The company brands include Evolution Fresh, Teavana, Tazo Tea and Seattle's Best. Starbucks was founded by Jerry Baldwin and Howard D. 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. engages in the provision of Internet-based health insurance agency services for individuals, families, and small businesses. It operates through the Medicare and Individual, Family, and Small Business segment. The Medicare segment consists primarily of commissions earned from sale of Medicare-related health insurance plans. The Individual, Family, and Small Business segment includes commissions earned from the 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.

Board Member
Prior

Google.org develops technologies to help address global challenges and supports innovative partners through grants, investments and in-kind resources.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1M
2017

Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. operates as a non-profit organization that offers reproductive health care information and services. It provides trusted community health care, leads reproductive health and rights movement,informs and educating the community, and advances global health. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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

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Facebook, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Globality, Inc. creates a new ecosystem for global trade, enabling small and midsize companies. Its services include consulting, legal and marketing. The company was founded by Joel Z. Hyatt and Lior Delgo in 2015 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

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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
Advisor

Co-Founder at Iconiq Capital LLC

Awards & Honors
Rank #6
2018
Fortune Magazine - 50 Most Powerful Women in Business
Rank #12
2018
Forbes Magazine - America's Richest Self-Made Women
Rank #1468
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
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.

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