Mr. Goldberg is a Senior Advisor to TPG. Dave has been Chief Executive Officer of SurveyMonkey.com, LLC since April 2009. He has been a successful entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and technology and music industry executive. He has run, and successfully grown, several online consumer businesses.Mr. Goldberg founded LAUNCH Media Inc. in 1994, which delivered music and music-related content online, and he led the company through its acquisition by Yahoo! in 2001.
Following the sale, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Yahoo! Music, where he led the company's global music operations and built it into the Internet's most popular music destination. During his tenure, traffic increased from two million to twenty five million unique users per month, and four billion music videos were streamed in 2006 alone. In 2006, Dave was named one of Billboard Magazine's top power players in digital music.
Recently Dave served as an Entrepreneur in Residence with Benchmark Capital where he evaluated investment opportunities for the firm and advised portfolio companies. Earlier in his career, Dave was Director of Marketing Strategy and New Business Development at Capitol Records. Dave also serves on the Board of Directors at Ancestry.com and Dashbox.He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a BA degree in History and Government.
Board & Advisor Roles (8)Update
|Apr, 2015||Zeal Learning||undisclosed amount / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2014||FilmTrack||$10M / Series B||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2011||VideoSurf||$28M / Venture||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2011||Gobbler||$1.3M / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2010||Viki||$4.3M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2010||Small Demons||$750k / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2010||Top Prospect||undisclosed amount / Seed||Personal Investment|
|May, 2006||Qloud||$600k / Seed||Personal Investment|
BA, History and Government
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|Jul 21, 2016||VOA - Economy - Silicon Valley's Yahoo Diaspora Mourns Company's Decline|
|May 19, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Sheryl Sandberg says the '3 P's' have helped her become a stronger person after her husband's tragic death|
|May 18, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - Sheryl Sandberg says the '3 P's' have helped her become a stronger person after her husband's tragic death|
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|May 16, 2016||Boston Tech Flash - Sheryl Sandberg talks about husband's death in emotional Berkeley speech (VIDEO)|