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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.

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Ancestry Team

From Marketing to Human Resources to UX Design to Engineering and more, our teams work together and cross-functionally to find new paths and tools that can enable a deeper understanding of the people and places in our pasts.

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"How it feels to help people find their ancestors."