Gary Mangum is a principle engineer and development manager at Ancestry.com currently working on iOS apps. He has worked for Ancestry.com for the last 7 1/2 years. Prior to joining Ancestry.com he held several engineering roles with IBM, Coresoft Technologies, United Internetworks, and Digital Harbor. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Brigham Young University. He enjoys hiking, wood carving, and spending time with his wife and 5 kids.
In 2011 Ancestry.com joined the mobile revolution and I was given the opportunity to work on a new app that would bring our rich genealogical content to iOS and Android devices. The original app was called ‘Tree To Go’, but a really funny thing about this name was that the app did not have a… Read more