Facebook Executive’s Husband Dies Suddenly on Vacation


Dave Goldberg With His Wife Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg’s husband Dave Goldberg, the chief executive of SurveyMonkey, died suddenly while on vacation with his family outside of the US.  Sandberg has since flown back to the US to be with her family.  The cause of his death is still unknown.

Goldberg joined SurveyMonkey in 2009, and increased their employees from 13 to over 500.  He was 47 years old, and had been married to Sandberg for 11 years.  Goldberg’s younger brother, Rob, posted the tragic news on Facebook, saying the “amazing brother and beloved husband and father” had “passed away suddenly.”


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