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Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook IPO

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook IPO
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook IPO

As chief operating officer since 2008, Sandberg oversees Facebook's business operations, including sales and marketing, business development, and public policy and communications. One of the business world's most prominent female executives, Sandberg previously served as Google's president of global online sales and operations, where she built and managed the company's online sales channels for advertising and publishing. She was also a key figure in launching Google.org, Google's philanthropic arm.

Her public policy experience includes serving as chief of staff for the Treasury Department under President Bill Clinton and as an economist at the World Bank. Sandberg currently serves on the boards of the Walt Disney Company, Women for Women International and the Center for Global Development.

Born: Aug. 28, 1969, Washington, D.C.
Lives: Atherton, CA
Education: Harvard University, B.A., Harvard Business School, MBA

Relationship to Facebook

Other than Zuckerberg, Sandberg is the most visible Facebook executive. With her 1.9 million Class B shares, Sandberg's stake could be worth as much as $66.5 million post-IPO. She's also sitting on about 40 million vested stock. To say the least, she didn't leave Google for nothing.

Career Profile

Current Occupation: Chief Operating Officer, Facebook
Former Companies: Google, U.S. Treasury Department, McKinsey & Company, The World Bank

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