About Jeremy Johnson

Jeremy Johnson is a senior manager at Ancestry.com. His primary responsibility is the management and direction of multiple teams, including the External API team. His grandfather, Alf, was a World War I veteran and ran radio wire for communication on the battlefield. He enjoys writing, running, hiking, and especially playing basketball.

Past Articles

Insights on Culture and Events at Ancestry

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Inside our Offices

I first joined Ancestry as a software engineer in 2006. I left to join a startup that showed a lot of promise, but like many of my colleagues at Ancestry who pursue work elsewhere, I came back in 2008. At the risk of sounding overly promotional, I’d like to highlight a few of the many… Read more

Website Performance 101

Posted on June 17, 2014 in Performance, Web

Here at Ancestry.com, we have a team dedicated to monitoring, measuring, and helping the company improve the performance of the website. Trying to do this is a very fun and interesting challenge. With a website that has many billions of records and other content (10 petabytes), making it fast is no small task! To illustrate… Read more