"Sheryl was a valued member of the Google team and we wish her well in her new endeavors," Omid Kordestani, Google's senior vice president of global sales and business development, said in a statement.
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Name: Sheryl Sandberg
Title: Chief operating officer of Facebook Inc.
Career: Joined Google Inc. in 2001. Served as vice president
of global online sales and operations. Also managed global operations for Google's consumer products and helped launch Google.org, the company's philanthropic arm. Previous jobs include chief of staff at the Treasury Department during the Clinton administration, management consultant at McKinsey & Co. and economist with the World Bank, where she worked on eradicating leprosy in India.
Education: MBA, Harvard
Business School. Bachelor's degree in economics, Harvard.
Family: Married to David Goldberg, an entrepreneur-in-residence at Benchmark Capital and former head of Yahoo Music. Mother of two.
Sources: Facebook, Google