Margaret Wu

Vice President

About

Margaret Wu is a Vice President on our Investment team and is involved in deal sourcing and due diligence. She also consults to our portfolio companies in a variety of operational areas and has experience in the e-commerce, retail, utilities and tech industries.

Experience

Prior to joining Georgian Partners, Margaret was a Senior Product Manager at Amazon, where she developed mobile metrics and content strategies for marketers and site merchandisers across Europe. Previous to this, she co-founded a biotech company called Uma Bioseed and served as the Chief Operating Officer at OneSpout.com, where she held a variety of responsibilities ranging from business development and product management to finance and accounting. While there, she helped the company grow to a peak of 350,000 users. Margaret began her career as a consultant in Accenture’s technology practice.

Education

Margaret holds an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University (where she was a Fried Fellow and Fund Manager for BR Ventures) and BES and BSc degrees in environment and business and chemistry from the University of Waterloo.

Did you know?

In her spare time, Margaret is a basketball fan, likes to play squash and enjoys strategy board games.

Contact Margaret

(416) 868-9696

Areas of Expertise

Product Management

Business Transformation

Systems Integration

Business Strategy

Project Management

Companies

Bluecore

Bluecore enables eCommerce marketers to create and distribute personalized emails with the speed and precision not previously possible, dynamically reacting to customer behaviors and catalog changes in seconds. With more than 150 customers representing more than 180 high-end apparel, electronics, automotive and consumer brands, Bluecore delivers customer engagement and conversion at rates that defy industry standards.

Team: Tyson Baber, Justin Lafayette, Parinaz Sobhani, Emily Walsh, Margaret Wu

Glooko

More than one million people trust Glooko to help manage their diabetes. Glooko’s FDA-cleared, HIPAA-compliant platform supports more than 6,000 providers in 27 countries and helps improve health outcomes using innovations in data analytics and artificial intelligence.

Team: Jason Brenier, Nick Chen, Simon Chong, Liliana Panic, Emily Walsh, Margaret Wu

Polar

The world’s largest publishers choose Polar to power, monetize and scale their native ads business. Polar has been focused on media platforms since 2007. Back before there were apps, tablets and mobile advertising, Polar was innovating, helping world-class media brands around the world transform the media industry with technology.

Team: Hershel Harris, Justin LaFayette, Ben Wilde, Margaret Wu

Ritual

Order ahead app Ritual connects restaurants with customers to offer a simple time-saving tool to place, pay for, and pick-up lunch orders for themselves and their workplace teams.

Team: Nick Chen, Steve Leightell, Margaret Wu

Sentient Science

Sentient Science is a trusted third party to the operators of rotating mechanical equipment like wind and gas turbines, providing materials science-based life predictions and life extension actions through its DigitalClone® Live software platform.

Team: Simon Chong, Emily Walsh, Margaret Wu

Tealium

Tealium is the leader in real-time unified marketing solutions, helping brands seamlessly integrate their siloed applications and data, and drive more profitable interactions across all digital touch points. Tealium’s open platform for tag management and data enrichment enables marketers to bring order to chaos and build better customer experiences.

Team: Tyson Baber, Jason Brenier, Justin LaFayette, Madalin Mihailescu, Liliana Panic, Margaret Wu

Top Hat

Top Hat is a mobile and web-based classroom response system that engages students and provides professors with real-time feedback on student understanding. Founded in 2009, Top Hat has been ranked as a top 10 app in the education category in Apple’s App Store. Using a BYOD approach, educators use Top Hat to conduct polls, quizzes, assign homework or run interactive tournaments.

Team: Justin LaFayette, Madalin Mihailescu, Margaret Wu

TraceLink

TraceLink is the World's Largest Track and Trace Network for connecting the Life Sciences supply chain and eliminating counterfeit prescription drugs from the global marketplace. Leading businesses trust the TraceLink Life Sciences Cloud to deliver complete global connectivity, visibility, and traceability of pharmaceuticals from ingredient to patient.

Team: Tyson Baber, Madalin Mihailescu, Margaret Wu

Xanadu

Xanadu is a quantum computing company with a mission to build quantum computers that are useful and available to people everywhere. It designs and integrates quantum silicon photonic chips into existing hardware to create truly full-stack quantum computing.

Team: Jason Brenier, Simon Chong, Margaret Wu, Ji Chao Zhang