Dr. Goldberg was a central participant in the invention of personal computing and pervasive networking at Xerox PARC, as one of the designers of the first completely object-oriented programming language and environment. As founding Chairman and CEO of ParcPlace Systems, Inc., she led the effort to commercialize this Xerox technology. Dr. Goldberg was president of the ACM from 1984 to 1986, and she won the 1987 ACM Software Systems Award with Alan Kay and Dan Ingalls. She has designed systems to author and deliver online courses as part of an educational company formed to enhance both equity and high achievement in secondary school math and science, to support collaboration among international neuroscientists and mental health experts, and to enhance strategic management of pharmaceutical drug development teams. She is an advisor to ViewPoints Research Institute and a long time Board Member of the SF Exploratorium.