Melissa Garrett is a public relations specialist at Ancestry.com focused on surfacing the technology and science stories behind the scenes that make up the Ancestry.com experience. Her seventh great-grandfather is Daniel Boone, frontiersman and explorer.
Like many organizations, Ancestry.com is constantly accumulating more high volume, high velocity data of all kinds. We apply innovation at scale to handle 10 petabytes of highly dynamic family history data, and a flood of new data derived from our autosomal DNA test, AncestryDNA. How do we do it? Join our dynamic duo Bill Yetman… Read more
Recently, Catherine Ball, VP of Genomics and Bioinformatics for AncestryDNA was announced as a winner for the Women Tech Awards, presented by the Women Tech Council, under the Trailblazer category. The award recognizes technology-focused women who are driving innovation, influencing technology companies, and are passionate about the community. Other award winners came from companies such… Read more
Recently, Ancestry.com Vice President of Genomics and Bioinformatics, Cathy Ball, participated in a panel discussion at WITI’s Women Powering Technology Summit where executives from leading tech companies shared thoughts on the future of where technology is going. The session was moderated by Liz Gannes of AllThingsD and included executives from Qualcomm, CA Technologies, EMC, and… Read more