Posted by Ancestry Team on September 8, 2014 in Technology Conferences

Ancestry was selected as a 2014 NewCo.SF host company. Come join us at our San Francisco office on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 4:30pm PT to hear from Eric Shoup, EVP of Product at He will provide an inside look at the unique and meaningful business of family history and the tech, science, and product experience that enables millions of people to make powerful discoveries about their ancestors and in turn, themselves.


How do I sign up?

Register for a NewCo.SF general admission pass for free here.  Then sign up for the session at Ancestry’s office:

Are there perks to coming aside from listening to the speaker?

Yes. Enjoy free appetizers, beer, and wine. We’ll also be giving away ten AncestryDNA kits, each paired with an membership.



Session details

Date & time: Thursday, September 11 from 4:30pm – 6:00pm


153 Townsend St., Ste. 800
San Francisco, CA 94107
Ph. 415-795-6000

*Please note that parking may be limited due to a Giants’ game.

Speaker: Eric Shoup has over fifteen years of experience in high-tech development, product management, professional services and general business management, where he combines exceptional technical understanding and analytical ability with outstanding product marketing. He has served as’s Executive Vice President of Product since February 2012. He joined the Company in August 2008 as Vice President of Product. Prior to joining the family history giant, Eric was at eBay for more than five years, where he focused on growing the eBay Stores product and ProStores business unit and also assembled and led eBay’s global mobile product team. Prior to eBay, Eric was a Director of Product Management at Commerce One, a leading provider of B2B e-commerce solutions and worked at US Interactive, designing and managing consumer e-commerce and marketing Web sites for established companies such as Lexus and Wellcome Supermarkets (Hong Kong). Eric holds a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.

We look forward to welcoming you!


  1. Brian Smith

    Thank you, Melissa Garrett, Eric Shoup, Catherine Ball, Robert Merrill, Kristie Wells and all of the rest of the team for hosting such a warmly inviting look behind the curtain yesterday! I appreciate it immensely!

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