|Born|| Anil Stanislaus Ferris,|
|Residence||Scarsdale, New York, United States|
|Father||George Lawrence Ferris|
|Mother||Yvonne Helen Ferris|
|Children|| Anjali Ferris|
Anil Ferris is the author of Ferris Family Connections, a book focusing mainly on the genealogy of Mangalorean Catholic families. He originally hails from Bangalore, and currently resides in Scarsdale in New York. He is married to Anne Ferris, and has four daughters.
Anil was born in Mangalore to George Lawrence Ferris , a lawyer in Bangalore, and Yvonne Helen Ferris (née Saldanha), a teacher at Sophia School and later at Bishop Cottons Girls School in Bangalore. He completed his primary schooling from Sophia School, Bangalore and rest of his schooling at St. Josephs Boy's High School, followed by Pre-University Certificate (PUC) (Junior College) at St. Josephs College of Arts & Sciences. He graduated in Electrical Engineering from Bangalore University and after working for three years went to the United States for higher studies, where he obtained Masters Degrees in Electrical Engineering, and Computer Science and Business Administration. Later, he settled in Scarsdale, New York and worked with Pepsi Cola International for several years, before starting his own consulting company, which specializes in setting up Information Technology infrastructure for large corporations and medical institutions.
His hobby has been Mangalorean genealogy. According to Anil, his database currently holds over 35,000 people, and if compiled into a book on the subject, it will be approximately around 8000 pages.