Witness: Quinton Atkinson — Ancestry’s Senior Director of Global Content Acquisition
Sunday, March 26, 2017 -
Ancestry is a science and technology company with a very human mission.
It brings together science and self-discovery and helps everyone, everywhere discover the story of what led to them. Ancestry’s sophisticated engineering and technology harnesses family history and consumer genetics, combining billions of rich historical records, millions of family trees, and more than 2.5 million DNA samples to provide people with deeply meaningful insights about who they are and where they come from. Quinton Atkinson has worked for over 20 years in the Content Department at Ancestry. Currently the Senior Director of Global Content Acquisition and Partner Development, Quinton has spent a number of years working in the International arena for Ancestry, where he has traveled to many countries, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Australia, Mexico, Spain, South Africa, and China – working with local and national archives. In this fascinating WITNESS interview with Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB, you will meet Quinton Atkinson, a true pioneer in the field of connecting people and reinventing how people make family history discoveries. And these discoveries can give everyone a greater sense of identity, relatedness, and their place in the world.
Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation – Born on the wings of World Youth Day 2002 in Canada, Salt + Light is a unique instrument of the New Evangelization. It is dedicated to being – and helping others become – the salt of the earth and the light of the world. Our mission is to proclaim Jesus Christ and the joy of the Gospel to the world by telling stories of hope that bring people closer to Christ and the Catholic faith.