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CEO of Ancestry.com & Former CEO of Mattel

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 Margo Georgiadis Biography

Margaret "Margo" Georgiadis is an American business executive and the CEO of Ancestry.com. Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, harnesses the information found in family trees, historical records, and DNA to help people gain a new level of understanding about their lives. Ancestry has more than three million paying subscribers across its core Ancestry websites with an extensive collection of over 10 billion digitized historical records and has sold approximately 10 million AncestryDNA kits to date. Since 1996, users have created over 100 million family trees and 11 billion ancestor profiles on the Ancestry flagship site and its affiliated international websites.

Prior to Ancestry, Margaret Georgiadis was CEO of Mattel Inc. She took on the role in 2017, making her the second woman ever to hold this position at the company. According to Piper Jaffray analyst Stephanie Wissink, Georgiadis was selected for CEO (and member of the Board of Directors) in the hope of bringing “a fresh perspective on enterprise alignment and a female voice at the helm does reinvigorate the potential for a dramatic modernization of the Mattel operating model.” With this new position, the Fortune 500 company list of female executives increased to 28.

Georgiadis started her career in 1986 at McKinsey & Company where she was a business analyst for two years before leaving for Harvard Business School (HBS). In 1990 she returned from HBS to rejoin McKinsey & Company, where she was eventually promoted to partner. She left in 2004 for Discover Financial Services, where she was the Executive Vice President of Card Products and the Chief Marketing Officer until 2008. She played a key role in taking the company public, managing consumer and business credit cards, their E-business, and corporate marketing services. Her impact at the firm transformed it from three years of receivables declines, culminating in a sustained 4%+ of receivables growth and top industry margins with sales increasing more than 25% to $93B.

For nine months Georgiadis was Principal at Synetro Capital LLC in 2009. The next two years she spent as Vice President of Global Sales Operations at Google in charge of the firm’s strategies, sales operations and guiding the sales technology teams. She then moved to Groupon for five months as their COO. In 2011 she returned to Google where she was President, Americas, at Alphabet Inc., a position she held until her Mattel one.

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Margo Georgiadis

CEO of Ancestry.com & Former CEO of Mattel

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Margo Georgiadis Biography

Margaret "Margo" Georgiadis is an American business executive and the CEO of Ancestry.com. Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, harnesses the information found in family trees, historical records, and DNA to help people gain a new level of understanding about their lives. Ancestry has more than three million paying subscribers across its core Ancestry websites with an extensive collection of over 10 billion digitized historical records and has sold approximately 10 million AncestryDNA kits to date. Since 1996, users have created over 100 million family trees and 11 billion ancestor profiles on the Ancestry flagship site and its affiliated international websites.

Prior to Ancestry, Margaret Georgiadis was CEO of Mattel Inc. She took on the role in 2017, making her the second woman ever to hold this position at the company. According to Piper Jaffray analyst Stephanie Wissink, Georgiadis was selected for CEO (and member of the Board of Directors) in the hope of bringing “a fresh perspective on enterprise alignment and a female voice at the helm does reinvigorate the potential for a dramatic modernization of the Mattel operating model.” With this new position, the Fortune 500 company list of female executives increased to 28.

Georgiadis started her career in 1986 at McKinsey & Company where she was a business analyst for two years before leaving for Harvard Business School (HBS). In 1990 she returned from HBS to rejoin McKinsey & Company, where she was eventually promoted to partner. She left in 2004 for Discover Financial Services, where she was the Executive Vice President of Card Products and the Chief Marketing Officer until 2008. She played a key role in taking the company public, managing consumer and business credit cards, their E-business, and corporate marketing services. Her impact at the firm transformed it from three years of receivables declines, culminating in a sustained 4%+ of receivables growth and top industry margins with sales increasing more than 25% to $93B.

For nine months Georgiadis was Principal at Synetro Capital LLC in 2009. The next two years she spent as Vice President of Global Sales Operations at Google in charge of the firm’s strategies, sales operations and guiding the sales technology teams. She then moved to Groupon for five months as their COO. In 2011 she returned to Google where she was President, Americas, at Alphabet Inc., a position she held until her Mattel one.

Margo Georgiadis Videos

  • RootsTech 2019 Address From Ancestry CEO Margo Georgiadis
    This year we had some exciting news to share at RootsTech. Watch as CEO Margo Georgiadis discusses the new product features and ...
  • Margo Georgiadis, CEO of Ancestry
    Analyzing cultural values, hiring outstanding teams, and the role of instinct in decision-making, as discussed with NYSE Executive Vice ...
  • Global Retailing Conference 2015 - Margo Georgiadis

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  • How to book Margo Georgiadis?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Margo Georgiadis for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Margo Georgiadis, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Margo Georgiadis or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Margo Georgiadis?

    Booking fees for Margo Georgiadis, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Margo Georgiadis, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Margo Georgiadis?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Margo Georgiadis for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Margo Georgiadis for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Margo Georgiadis or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Margo Georgiadis or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Margo Georgiadis is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Margo Georgiadis for your event is available upon request. Margo Georgiadis generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Pattie Sellers, Christa Quarles, Mary Barra, Bridget van Kralingen and Kristina Salen. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Margo Georgiadis for an upcoming event.

Margo Georgiadis Speaker Videos

  • RootsTech 2019 Address From Ancestry CEO Margo Georgiadis
    This year we had some exciting news to share at RootsTech. Watch as CEO Margo Georgiadis discusses the new product features and ...
    Margo Georgiadis, CEO of Ancestry
    Analyzing cultural values, hiring outstanding teams, and the role of instinct in decision-making, as discussed with NYSE Executive Vice ...
  • Global Retailing Conference 2015 - Margo Georgiadis
    3 Tips for Great Leadership Margo Georgiadis

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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