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, seven acquisitions and all of its public equity and debt financings.
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.
Eric Wilmes is a Managing Director with GIC, which he joined in 2011. He heads the Direct Investments Group in the Americas for GIC's Private Equity and Infrastructure arm. Before joining GIC, Mr. Wilmes was a Director at Friedman Fleischer & Lowe in San Francisco and at Centre Partners in New York. He began his private equity career at Morgan Stanley Capital Partners. Mr. Wilmes serves on the boards of directors of Kronos Incorporated, PetSmart, Inc. and Veritas Technologies.
Jason White is a Director at Silver Lake Partners, which he joined in 2006. He currently serves as a director on the boards of SolarWinds and SMART Modular Technologies (WWH), Inc. Previously, he worked in the Media & Communications Investment Banking Group and the Convertible Products Group at Morgan Stanley. Mr. White graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University with a B.S.E. in Operations Research & Financial Engineering.
Stephen Evans is a Managing Director at Silver Lake Partners. Prior to joining Silver Lake in 2008, Mr. Evans was a Principal at Cognetas, a pan-European private equity firm, where he focused on transactions across business and information services. Previously, Mr. Evans spent five years at Bain & Company, based both in Europe and the U.S., including two years in Bain's private equity group. Mr. Evans is a director of WME Entertainment and previously served on the board of Serena Software.
Mike Bingle is a Managing Partner and Managing Director at Silver Lake Partners. Prior to joining Silver Lake in 2000, Mr. Bingle was a principal at Apollo Advisors, L.P., then a large-scale and diversified private equity firm. Prior to Apollo, Mr. Bingle worked as an investment banker in the Leveraged Finance Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Bingle serves on the board of directors of Fanatics, Inc., Gartner, Inc. and SolarWinds. Mr. Bingle also serves on the Board of Visitors of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
John Novembre earned his Ph.D. under Dr. Montgomery Slatkin at the University of California-Berkeley, before taking an NSF Bioinformatics Fellowship at the University of Chicago under Dr. Matthew Stephens. At the University of Chicago, Dr. Novembre's research focuses on developing population genetic theory and statistical methods for population genetic data, such as high-throughput single nucleotide polymorphism data and next-generation sequencing data. His work focuses on question relevant to human evolution and ancestry, the mapping of disease traits, and spatial population structure.