A stirring campaign from Danish travel site Momondo has become a surprise viral hit. The ad shows 67 very diverse people who think they know a thing or two about their heritage. Many expectations are upended, however, when they receive the results of their AncestryDNA tests.
Father's Day is a day for all in the family to celebrate, except for those who, through no fault of their own, have no idea who's exactly at the root of their family tree. Should link to video link listed above.
Howard Hochhauser has served as Interim CEO of Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, since October 2017. He joined Ancestry in 2009 as Chief Financial Officer and in February 2012 added the position of Chief Operating Officer. During his tenure Howard has helped lead the Company’s initial 2009 public offering, its go-private transaction in 2012, 7 acquisitions and all of its public equity and debt financings, and the strategic investment of Silver Lake and GIC.
Tim Sullivan has served as Chairman of the Ancestry Board of Directors since October 2017. Previously, Sullivan served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Ancestry, and as a director of the Predecessor from September 2005 to October 2017 and has been a member of the Operating Committee since January 2013. Prior to joining Ancestry, he was Chief Operating Officer and then President and CEO of Match.com from January 2001 to September 2004. From May 1999 to January 2001, Tim served as Vice President of E-commerce for Ticketmaster Online-Citysearch, Inc.
Victor Parker has been a member of the Operating Committee since January 2013. Victor served as an observer on the board of directors of the Predecessor since 2003 and served as one the Predecessor’s directors since 2006 until the completion of the Transaction in December 2012. He is a Managing Director of Spectrum Equity Investors, a private equity firm, and joined the firm in September 1998. He was previously at ONYX Software and was at Summit Partners from October 1992 to June 1996. Victor serves on the board of directors of Demand Media, Inc., and Lynda.com, Inc.
Andrew Skrilow is a Vice President in the Direct Investments Group in the Americas for GIC’s Private Equity and Infrastructure arm. Before joining GIC in 2011, Mr. Skrilow was an associate at AEA Investors focused on mid-market LBOs, and was previously an investment banking analyst at JPMorgan Chase. He serves as a board observer for PetSmart, Inc. Mr.
Alex Moskowitz is a Senior Vice President in the Direct Investments Group in the Americas for GIC’s Private Equity and Infrastructure arm. Before joining GIC in 2008, Mr. Moskowitz was an associate at CIVC Partners, a middle-market private equity fund, and an analyst at William Blair & Company. He has board responsibilities for several GIC portfolio companies, including HUB International Limited, Kronos Incorporated, and Ancestry.com. Mr.