WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 13, 2012--
The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) announced today that Dave
Goldberg has been elected to the Board of Directors. His election
increases the Company’s board to 11 members.
Goldberg is chief executive officer of SurveyMonkey, which he joined in
April 2009. He has been a successful entrepreneur, venture capitalist,
and technology and music industry executive, and has run—and
successfully grown—several online consumer businesses.
Donald E. Graham, chairman and chief executive officer of The Washington
Post Company, said: “Dave Goldberg is one of the wisest advisers and
business people in Silicon Valley. We’re lucky to have him join the
In 1994, Goldberg founded LAUNCH Media Inc., which delivered music and
music-related content online, and 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. In 2006, Goldberg was named one of Billboard
Magazine’s top power players in digital music. Recently, he 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, he was director of marketing strategy and new
business development at Capitol Records.
Goldberg serves on the Board of Directors of Ancestry.com and Dashbox.
He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a BA in
history and government.
Source: The Washington Post Company
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