Monday, May 4, 2015
Launch Media's David Goldberg Passes Away
David Goldberg, who had founded LA's Launch Media, has passed away suddenly, while on vacation. Goldberg was 47. Goldberg had been serving as CEO of SurveyMonkey in Silicon Valley, and was married to Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg. Goldberg had also served as President of Yahoo Music in Los Angeles. Yahoo acquireed Launch Media back in 2001, eventually renaming the site to become Yahoo Music. Goldberg founded LAUNCH Media in 1994, and prior to that, had served at Capital Records in Los Angeles. He also was on the board of directors of Filmtrack, as well as the New Schools Venture Fund.