Facebook’s Sandberg to Headline Montana Jobs Summit

By Beacon Staff

HELENA — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg will headline this year’s Montana Economic Development Summit hosted by U.S. Sen. Max Baucus.

Sandberg is the social media website’s chief operating officer and the author of the book “Lean In,” in which she hopes to create a national movement to help women advance in the workforce.

The book sold 140,000 copies in its first week.

Sandberg will be joined by ConocoPhillips Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ryan Lance, Oracle President and Chief Financial Officer Safra Catz and Boeing Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney at the economic summit in Butte.

The summit is scheduled for Sept. 16 and 17. It brings in business and economic leaders with the aim of providing Montana businesses with connections and resources to promote jobs.

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