Sheryl Kara Sandberg is an American technology executive, activist, and author.
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She is the chief operating officer of Facebook and founder of Leanin.org.
A Chief Operating Officer, also called the chief operations officer, is a position that can be one of the highest-ranking executive positions in an organization, comprising part of the "C-Suite".
Facebook is a for-profit corporation and online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California, United States.
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In June 2012, she was elected to the board of directors by the existing board members, becoming the first woman to serve on Facebook's board.
A board of directors is a body of elected or appointed members who jointly oversee the activities of a company or organization, which can include a non-profit organization or a government agency or corporation.
Before she joined Facebook as its COO, Sandberg was vice president of global online sales and operations at Google, and was involved in launching Google's philanthropic arm Google.org.
Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products that include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, and software.
Google.org, founded in October 2005, is the charitable arm of Google, a multinational technology company.
A sale is the exchange of a commodity or money as the price of a good or a service.
Before Google, Sandberg served as chief of staff for United States Secretary of the Treasury Lawrence Summers.
The title chief of staff identifies the leader of a complex organization, institution, or body of persons and it also may identify a principal staff officer, who is the coordinator of the supporting staff or a primary aide-de-camp to an important individual, such as a president or a senior military officer.
Lawrence Henry "Larry" Summers is an American economist, former Vice President of Development Economics and Chief Economist of the World Bank, senior U.S. Treasury Dept. official throughout President Clinton's administration, and former Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama.
The Secretary of the Treasury is the head of the U.S. Department of the Treasury which is concerned with financial and monetary matters, and, until 2003, also included several federal law enforcement agencies.
In 2012, she was named in the Time 100, an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world according to Time magazine.
As of June 2015, Sandberg is reported to be worth over US$1 billion, due to her stock holdings in Facebook and other companies.