Sheryl Sandberg is the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook. Dave Goldberg, is her husband and father of her children. He was the CEO of SurveyMonkey, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He died suddenly Friday night, according to a Facebook post from his brother. He was 47.
Dave’s company SurveyMonkey said in a statement today:
“We are deeply saddened to announce that Dave Goldberg passed away suddenly last night. Dave’s genius, courage and leadership were overshadowed only by his compassion, friendship and heart. His greatest love was for his family. Our sympathy goes out to them and to all who were touched by this extraordinary man. We are all heartbroken.”