Curve Benders Podcast – Willing To See No Boundaries with Margo Georgiadis, CEO – Ancestry®


Episode 28 of the Curve Benders Podcast on Willing to See No Boundaries with Ancestry® President and CEO, Margo Georgiadis, is live. As you’ll hear in our conversation, she’s not only a mission-driven leader but both her formal and informal education in her formative years, led her to fantastic opportunities to learn, lead, and create value at Mattel, Inc., Google, Groupon, Discover Financial Services, and McKinsey & Company. With the Blackstone acquisition of Ancestry, she’s

Blackstone (NYSE: BX) recently announced a definitive agreement to acquire Ancestry® from Silver Lake, GIC, Spectrum Equity, Permira, and other equity holders for a total enterprise value of $4.7 billion. Margo’s passion for family genomics and her unwavering commitment to be willing to see no boundaries undoubtedly contributed to both the success of Ancestry since her arrival as well as this partnership with Blackstone.

In this episode, I also read an excerpt from chapter one of my forthcoming book, Curve Benders (Wiley, 2021). You’ll find a part of it in our blog at, and the rest in Nour Forum.

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