A Most Poignant Board Appointment


In her book ‘Lean In,’ Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg implores young women to “make [their] partner a real partner” or, to make your spouse someone with a vested interest in your success.

Sandberg called picking the right significant other the “most important career choice you could make”, and she was right: After all it is much easier to rebound from a stressful work day when someone has picked up some of the slack, for starters.

Sandberg’s husband, SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg, was this kind of real partner. Through ‘Lean In,’ he inspired even those who never knew him directly to make better partner choices — because he lived his life in full support of Sandberg.

Sadly, he passed away this past May, after an accident in Mexico. 

That has not kept Sandberg from doubling down on his memory and continued success. Today she announced that she is joining…

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