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Sheryl Sandberg

Facts of Sheryl Sandberg

Date of Birth: 1969 , August-28
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch

Quick Timeline of Sheryl Sandberg

1969 Born in Washington, DC, United States
1987 Completed her high school graduation
1993 Earned her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School
1992 Was recruited by Larry Summers
1995 Was hired by McKinsey & Company
2001 Became the vice president of the Global Online Sales and Operations
2008 Joined Facebook
2012 Became the first female member of Facebook's board of directors
2009 Was named the board of The Walt Disney Company
1993 Married to Brian Kraff
2004 Married to Dave Goldberg
2015 Her husband died
2007 Got listed in Most Powerful Women in Business
2007 Was honored by The Wall Street Journal
2012 Was named in Time 100

Detail Timeline of Sheryl Sandberg

August 28 , 1969

Born in Washington, DC, United States

Time magazine's most influential people in the world, Sheryl Sandberg was born as Sheryl Kara Sandberg at the end of 1960s in Washington, D.C., United States of America to Adele (née Einhorn) and Joel Sandberg. She was born as the first child of her parents.

1987

Completed her high school graduation

When Sheryl was aged two, she moved to North Miami Beach, Florida with her parents. There she got enrolled at North Miami Beach High School. She was the top of her class since the start till the graduation. She completed her high school graduation with a 4.646 grade point average.

1993

Earned her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School

After her high school, she joined Harvard College with a major in economics. She finally earned her summa cum laude with a B.A. in economics in 1991. In 1993, she attended Harvard Business School and finally earned her M.B.A. in 1995.

1992

Was recruited by Larry Summers

In the early 1990s, she was recruited by Larry Summers as his research assistant at the World Bank. There she worked on health projects in India for about a year; the project was mainly about the leprosy, AIDS, and blindness in India

1995

Was hired by McKinsey & Company

In 1995, she was hired by McKinsey & Company and she served them as a management consultant for about a year. In 1996, she began working for Larry Summers, during that time Larry served in the United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Bill Clinton and she served him in his Treasury's works.

2001

Became the vice president of the Global Online Sales and Operations

At the end of 2000, she quit her job at the United States Treasury and then she got shifted to Silicon Valley in 2001. There she was offered a job by Google Inc. In November 2001, she was named the Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations.

2008

Joined Facebook

In the early 2008, she quit the position of Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations and then she joined Facebook in March 2008 as its new COO. After she joined Facebook, Facebook became profitable and she began overseeing the operations like sales, marketing, business development, human resources, public policy, and communications.

2012

Became the first female member of Facebook's board of directors

In 2012, she was named the Facebook's board of directors. She was the eighth member of Facebook. Initially, she owned 38,122,000 stock options and restricted stock units but in the mid 2013, she sold 2.4 million shares and in the early 2014, she sold half of her share. 

2009

Was named the board of The Walt Disney Company

She is best known for being the founder of Leanin.org and the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook. But she is also the former board member of The Walt Disney Company. She is also the former board member of Starbucks.

1993

Married to Brian Kraff

In 1993, Sheryl got married to Brian Kraff. Brian Kraff is the founder of Market Hardware, Inc. He is also known for being the founder and Chief Executive Officer of eStudentLoan.com. They were married for about a year and then they got divorced in 1994.

2004

Married to Dave Goldberg

In 2004, Sheryl got married to Dave Goldberg. Dave Goldberg was the founder of LAUNCH Media and the CEO of SurveyMonkey. He was also an executive with Yahoo!. As a married couple, they had two children together. 

March 1 , 2015

Her husband died

In the early 2015, the couple was vacationing in Mexico. There he suffered from cardiac arrhythmia. Sheryl lost her husband Dave in 2015 as he died of head trauma falling on 1st of May 2015. 

2007

Got listed in Most Powerful Women in Business

In 2007, she got listed in the Fortune Magazine’s list of Most Powerful Women in Business. That year, she was ranked 29th and was the youngest woman to get listed on the list. In 2014, she was ranked 10th in this list. 

2007

Was honored by The Wall Street Journal

She has also been listed in the The Wall Street Journal's list of 50 Women to Watch. She got listed in this list for the first time in 2007 and she was ranked 19th that year; however, the following year she was ranked 21st. 

2012

Was named in Time 100

Sheryl Sandberg is a technology executive from United States. In 2012, she got listed in the Time 100's list of 100 most influential people in the world. That year, she also got listed in the Newsweek and The Daily Beast list of Digital Power Index. 

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In 1993, Sheryl got married to Brian Kraff. Brian Kraff is the founder of Market Hardware, Inc. He is also known for being the founder and Chief Executive Officer of eStudentLoan.com. They were married for about a year and then they got divorced in 1994.

In 2004, Sheryl got married to Dave Goldberg. Dave Goldberg was the founder of LAUNCH Media and the CEO of SurveyMonkey. He was also an executive with Yahoo!. As a married couple, they had two children. Sheryl lost her husband Dave in 2015 as he died of head trauma falling on 1st of May 2015. Sheryl's nationality is American and she has mixed ethnicity.

When Sheryl was aged two, she moved to North Miami Beach, Florida with her parents. There she got enrolled at North Miami Beach High School. She was the top of her class since the start till the graduation. She completed her high school graduation with a 4.646 grade point average. While she was in her high school, she also taught aerobics. After her high school, she joined Harvard College with a major in economics. She finally earned her summa cum laude with a B.A. in economics in 1991. During her graduation, she was honored with the John H. Williams Prize. There she also co founded Women in Economics and Government. In the early 1990s, she was recruited by Larry Summers as his research assistant at the World Bank. There she worked on health projects in India for about a year; the project was mainly about the leprosy, AIDS, and blindness in India. In 1993, she attended Harvard Business School and finally earned her M.B.A. in 1995. In 1995, she was hired by McKinsey & Company and she served them as a management consultant for about a year. In 1996, she began working for Larry Summers, during that time Larry served in the United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Bill Clinton and she served him in his Treasury's works. At the end of 2000, she quit this job and then she got shifted to Silicon Valley in 2001. There she was offered a job by Google Inc. In November 2001, she was named the Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations. There she handled online sales of Google's advertising and publishing products. She also worked on the operation of Google's consumer products and Google Book Search. In the early 2008, she quit the position of Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations and then she joined Facebook in March 2008 as its new COO. After she joined Facebook, Facebook became profitable and she began overseeing the operations like sales, marketing, business development, human resources, public policy, and communications. In 2012, she was named the Facebook's board of directors and the following year, she was listed in the list of The Jerusalem Post's The World's 50 Most Influential Jews. Her net worth is 1.42 billion USD.