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Sheryl Sandberg is now on Disney’s board

Sheryl Sandberg on Disney's boardEvery successful and smart Entrepreneur is bound to be invited on the Boards of major organizations. Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook is now on the board of Disney. It’s a great honor and privilege for Sheryl to be in the company of famous Disney advisors like Steve Jobs. After her academics at Harvard, Sheryl Sandberg worked for The World Bank and then as a staff to the US Secretary of Treasury under the Clinton administration. Her first gig in DotCom was with Google in 2001 when Google was just a 300 headcount start up.

Facebook happened in 2008 when Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebeek met her in a Christmas party. Later Mark created a COO position in Facebook and hired Sheryl as the first COO of Facebook. Since then she manages firm’s business operations including sales, marketing, business development, human resources, public policy and communications.

Disney’s spokesman Jonathan Friedland said that the board size has varied between 11 and 13 directors over the years. ”She knows a lot about a lot of the areas of new media and technology growth that we are interested in, so it makes a lot of sense for us to have her,” said Friedland.

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