Fresh Perspectives from Outside the Health Care Bubble

It’s not healthy to confine yourself to the same room, breathing the same air day in, day out. But as an industry, that is often what we do, gravitating towards familiar ways of thinking and claiming that we are “different” from other industries. It’s difficult to stand back and get much needed perspective without some fresh air and input. Together, we will step outside of our bubble to talk with female leaders from other industries about our shared leadership challenges, on everything from engaging with consumers to major organizational transformation to the role of diversity at the leadership level. Let’s step out and breathe in some fresh ideas.

Host: Stephanie Tilenius, CEO, Vida Health

Discussion Leaders:
Shari Ballard, Former Senior EVP & President, Multi-Channel Retail, Best Buy
Margo Georgiadis, CEO, Ancestry
Terri Kelly, Retired President & CEO, W.L. Gore and Associates


Margo Georgiadis


Margo Georgiadis joined Ancestry as President and CEO in May 2018 and also serves on the company’s Board of Directors. Bringing together science, technology and self-discovery, Ancestry's market-leading products and services leverage data and distinct content across family history and consumer genomics to provide consumers with valuable insights into who they are and where they are from to inspire their future. At Ancestry, Ma Full bio ›

Shari Ballard

Former Senior EVP & President-Multichannel Retail,
Best Buy

Shari Ballard is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of deep retail experience. She most recently was the president of multichannel retail for Best Buy Co. Inc., where she was responsible for all U.S. Best Buy stores, e-commerce, Best Buy Mexico and the company’s real estate strategy. She continues to serve in a consulting role. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan – Flint, Ms. Full bio ›

Terri Kelly

Retired President & CEO
W.L. Gore and Associates

Terri Kelly is the recently retired president and CEO of W. L. Gore & Associates, a global materials science company dedicated to transforming industries and improving lives. Gore is a multi-billion dollar privately-held Enterprise known for products that solve tough technical challenges in demanding environments, including GORE-TEX® fabric, minimally-invasive medical devices and cables used in space exploration, among oth Full bio ›

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