About I am a social entrepreneur who seeks to build profitable companies that have meaning and purpose beyond money.
In 1990 Dan Taggart and I founded Infobases, Inc. Our mission was to "digitize all the most important books in every field of human knowledge and make them available on CD ROM."
In 1996 we founded Ancestry.com. We launched our first genealogy site in June 1996. In December 1998 we launched a private network for families called MyFamily.com - the fastest growing social site up to that point. We started attracting millions of users. Revenue doubled every year for our first 6 years. We brought in an executive management team that raised $90.5 million in venture capital. I moved f