Well as you can see in the topic name, How to pronounce GENi and why is it called so?
I think the GEN is from genealogy but why the i?
Have a nice discussion;)
How to pronounce Geni was answered three years ago by Noah at http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=1886
Noah is now Geni CEO - so he should know!
Some of the videotutorials, podcasts and blog posts let you hear how they pronounce it themself.