- Sheryl Sandberg is the chief operating officer for Facebook, and is worth an estimated $1.7 billion.
- Sandberg has made headlines in her nearly 10 years at Facebook, from pioneering a controversial feminist movement with her book “Lean In,” to responding to criticism over the social media giant’s handing of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
- Here’s everything you need to know about Sandberg, who is one of the most powerful people in Silicon Valley.
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In nearly 10 years at Facebook, Sandberg has grown to be one of the most recognizable faces in Silicon Valley. She’s been with the company since it was a small startup, and has led it through the 2016 presidential election and Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Meanwhile, she’s had a stunningly eventful life of her own, finding the time to write two popular memoirs and deal with the sudden death of her husband in 2015.
Here’s everything you need to know about Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, who grew up in Florida and is now an executive at one of the most influential companies in tech:
Madeline Stone contributed to an earlier version of this article.