Dave Goldberg, the chief executive officer of SurveyMonkey.com LLC and husband of Facebook Inc. executive Sheryl Sandberg, will join Washington Post Co.’s board, giving the company more Silicon Valley experience.
Goldberg’s election brings the board to 11 members, the Washington-based company said today in a statement. Goldberg founded online music site Launch Media in 1994 and sold it to Yahoo Inc. in 2001. He joined SurveyMonkey in 2009. A graduate of Harvard University, Goldberg has served as an entrepreneur-in-residence at venture firm Benchmark Capital and is also a director at Ancestry.com Inc. and Dashbox Inc.