Ancestry Employees

Ancestry has almost 1,400 employees located around the world.

Ancestry Records

Ancestry has 18 billion records and 80 million family trees.

Ancestry Subscribers

Ancestry has more than 2.4 million paying subscribers across its core Ancestry websites.

Ancestry Revenue

Ancestry revenues have increased from $225 million in 2009 to $680 million in 2015.

AncestryDNA Fact

With 2 million users, AncestryDNA is the world’s largest consumer DNA database.

Patriotic people are shocked to learn where they really came from in this viral ad

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.

Searching for our Roots

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

Howard Hochhauser joined Ancestry in 2009 as Chief Financial Officer and in February 2012 added the position of Chief Operating Officer. Howard also served as interim CEO of Ancestry from October 2017 to May 2018 while the Board conducted a comprehensive search for a permanent CEO. 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

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 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

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, Inc.