Dave Goldberg

About Dave Goldberg

Who is it?: Entrepreneur
Birth Day: October 02, 1967
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States, United States
Died On: May 1, 2015(2015-05-01) (aged 47)\nNuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico
Birth Sign: Scorpio
Alma mater: Harvard University (BA)
Occupation: CEO of SurveyMonkey
Years active: 1989–2015
Spouse(s): Sheryl Sandberg (m. 2004–2015, his death)
Children: 2
Parent(s): Mel & Paula Goldberg

Dave Goldberg Net Worth

Dave Goldberg was bornon October 02, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, United States, United States, is Entrepreneur. Dave Goldberg (David Bruce) was an American management consultant and entrepreneur. One of the early exponents of the dotcom revolution, and a major towering figure in the Silicon Valley scenario till his untimely death, Dave Goldberg was a man who loved to wear many hats. From selling his first start-up in a multi-million dollar deal at the young age of 26 to funding some of the more successful start-ups later himself, he had done it all. However, more than anything, it is his helpful and jovial nature that would be missed the most by people who had the good fortune of getting in touch with him. Dave was an entrepreneur in the true sense of the word. His brilliance and ingenuity ensured that whatever project he was associated with became a raging success. His successful marriage to Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook was the talk of the town. His tragic and most untimely death has left a sense of void even in the cutthroat world of the Silicon Valley.
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💰 Net worth: $200,000

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Biography/Timeline

1967

Goldberg was born in Chicago, Illinois, on October 2, 1967 and grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His mother, Paula Goldberg, is co-founder and executive Director of the Pacer Center, and his Father, Melvin Bert "Mel" Goldberg (1942–1998), was associate dean and professor at the william Mitchell College of Law. He interned at the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper while in high school. He graduated from Blake School in Minneapolis in 1985, and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1989, majoring in history and government. Goldberg was an enthusiastic Minnesota Vikings fan throughout his life.

1994

Goldberg worked for Bain & Company for two years after graduating from college. He had planned to attend law school but instead joined Capitol Records, where he served as Director of marketing strategy and new Business development. He founded LAUNCH Media in 1994, and led it through its acquisition by Yahoo Inc. in 2001. He quit Yahoo in 2007 and joined Benchmark Capital. He then joined SurveyMonkey in 2009.

2004

In 2004, Goldberg married Sheryl Sandberg. The couple had two children and lived in Menlo Park, California. Prior to his death he and Sheryl were active Philanthropists, signing The Giving Pledge.

2014

Professional poker player Phil Helmuth, who was a friend, donated his historic 14th World Series of Poker bracelet to Goldberg's family.

2015

A memorial Service for Goldberg was held at Stanford Memorial Auditorium on the Stanford University campus on May 5, 2015. The 90-minute Service was attended by many members of what Fortune described as "the elite of Silicon Valley," as well as U2 frontman Bono, who performed his song "One," and actor Ben Affleck, who had worked with Goldberg when Goldberg served on the Board of Directors of a company he co-founded called Live Planet and on a philanthropy project for The Eastern Congo Initiative by helping Affleck raise funds for the non profit.