SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg, the longstanding, respected figure among Silicon Valley's elite, died suddenly on Friday evening. Until now, however, details surrounding his death have remained unclear.
A source close to the family told Mashable that Goldberg was on vacation with family and friends at a private resort in Mexico, and died after collapsing while exercising at the gym there. Efforts to revive him both on-site and at the hospital were unsuccessful.
The family is planning a service and burial in California.
Goldberg is survived by his wife and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, and a young daughter and a son. Following the announcement of his death on Saturday, many members of the tech community expressed sympathy on Twitter, Goldberg's Facebook timeline and elsewhere online. Read more...More about Facebook, Social Media, Startups, Sheryl Sandberg, and Us