Liam Molloy has served as director of international development at Ancestry.com since November 2013, having joined in 2010 as Senior software engineer. During his time with the company, Liam has engaged in a variety of projects, including international home pages, new user wizards, third party web records, a Facebook canvas application, agile coaching, and enabling continuous delivery and agile development practices. Prior to joining Ancestry.com, Liam was a consultant for six years at California based Vertigo, where he gained valuable experience working with companies such as Microsoft, Hard Rock, NBC and NFL. Raised in London, England, Liam has spent the past 10 years in the bay area of California, and has recently relocated to the company’s international headquarters in Dublin, Ireland. Outside of work, Liam enjoys spending time with his wife Kristi and eight-year-old boy, Palmer. He likes Mini Coopers, traveling, games (both computer and board), has made his own MAME cabinet, and has a home sports bar which he decorates with sports and music memorabilia.
This Thursday most of us will be sitting around a table telling each other what we are most grateful for this Thanksgiving season. Many responses will probably be friends and family, food and the new Star Wars movie. As an engineer there is a unique set of tools, programs and people that I just can’t… Read more
At Ancestry.com, we have many developers whom contribute to open source projects. Today I want to talk about an open source project I have been involved in, along with one of my team members Shane Burke. As contributing to open source projects is not directly related to the day to day development work at Ancestry,… Read more
It is an old cliché, but here at Ancestry.com we like to work hard and play hard. This February marked the first Ancestry.com FIFA championships hosted by our Dublin Ireland office in our dedicated XBOX suite. Sixteen participants competed for glory in the singles contest whilst eight teams competed in our doubles contest. After one… Read more