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About Ancestry.com Inc.

For those with the urge to unearth and discover their roots, Ancestry.com helps people research and share family histories, as well as create family trees. Its more than 3 million subscribers can search a variety of documents, including records detailing births, marriages, deaths, military service, immigration and much more. Ancestry.com relies on user-generated content and social networking activities, such as uploading family trees, written stories, and photographs, to encourage collaboration among users. The company also provides family-history desktop software Family Tree Maker and offers research services. Its properties include Archives.com, Rootsweb, Fold3, and ProGenealogists, among others. In mid-2020, Blackstone Group Inc agreed to Ancestry.com Inc from private equity rivals for $4.7 billion, including debt, placing a big bet on family-tree chasing as well as personalized medicine.

Operations

When it comes to family history and consumer genomics, Ancestry.com leads in resources and innovation. The company has been using cutting-edge technologies to enable discoveries that enrich lives. Through ongoing innovation in DNA science, digitizing historical records and automating research, it helps customers create a more complete family portrait that continually yields new discoveries as science and technology advances.

Geographic Reach

From its headquarters in Lehi, Utah, Ancestry.com has operations in both San Francisco, California; Salt Lake City, Utah; Denver, Colorado; Dublin, Ireland; London, England; Sydney, Australia; and Munich, Germany.

Sales and Marketing

Ancestry.com has over 18 million people in the world's largest consumer DNA network.

Ancestry.com Inc.

1300 W Traverse Pkwy
Lehi, UT 84043-5373
Phone: 1 (801) 705-7000

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
COO and CFO: Howard Hochhauser
CTO: Scott Sorensen
President, CEO and Director: Timothy P. Sullivan
Employees (This Location): 540
Employees (All Locations): 1,000

Major Office Locations

Lehi, UT

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