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Human Longevity Hires Ancestry Executive as CTO

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San Diego-based Human Longevity, which is combining genomic and phenotypic data and using machine learning to extract insights about health and wellness, has named Scott Sorensen as chief technology officer. Sorensen, who reports to founder, chairman, and CEO J. Craig Venter, was previously the CTO at Ancestry. In a statement Monday, Human Longevity said Sorensen was integral in developing the strategy that transformed Ancestry from a family history business into a genomics business.