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    [mailto:greenejr@familysearch.org greenejr@familysearch.org]                  
  
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=== Education  ===
  
Jim is a Marketing Manager for FamilySearch.  He is responsible for communicating the features and processes of FamilySearch products and offerings to users worldwide. He works closely with Family History Consultants, Area Advisers and the FamilySearch support organization all over the world. Jim Greene was born and raised in Palo Alto, California, but also spent part of his childhood in Annandale, Virginia and Lakewood, Colorado. After serving a two year mission to Argentina for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Jim graduated with bachelor degrees in both Spanish and Business Management from BYU, then earned an MBA degree from Penn State. Jim worked for IBM for 10 years in New York and Salt Lake City. He became a Product Manager with Novell over its flagship NetWare product, and after 10 years with Novell he felt prompted to join FamilySearch and work on the new FamilySearch project. He led the preliminary research phase where Product Managers traveled throughout the world interviewing people to help understand their family history needs. Seven years later Jim continues to work to bring out FamilySearch Products by ensuring that messaging and training is directed to appropriate audiences. Jim is an avid bicyclist, and commutes daily to downtown SLC on his bike from his home in Sandy, UT. Jim and his wife Charity have 4 children and 1 grandchild.
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Master of Business Administration 1982, The Pennsylvania State University
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Bachelor of Arts, Spanish 1980, Brigham Young University
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Bachelor of Science, Business Management, Brigham Young University
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=== Experience  ===
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*Marketing Manager, FamilySearch. January 2010 - Present
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*Product Manager, FamilySearch. December 2002 - January 2010
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*Director Product Management, Small Business Products, Novell, Inc. 2000-2002
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*Director Certification Programs, Novell Education, Novell, Inc.&nbsp;1997-2000
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*Product Marketing Manager, NetWare, Novell, Inc.&nbsp; 1992-1997
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*Systems Engineer, IBM Corporation 1987-1992
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*Financial Analyst, IBM&nbsp;Corporation 1982-1987
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Jim is currently a Marketing Manager for FamilySearch.&nbsp; He is responsible for communicating the features and processes of FamilySearch products and offerings to users worldwide. He works closely with Family History Consultants, Area Advisers and the FamilySearch support organization all over the world.  
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He joined FamilySearch to work on the new FamilySearch project. He led the preliminary research phase where Product Managers traveled throughout the world interviewing people to help understand their family history needs. He continues to work to bring out FamilySearch Products by ensuring that messaging and training is directed to appropriate audiences.  
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Jim is an avid bicyclist, and commutes daily to downtown SLC on his bike from his home in Sandy, UT. Jim and his wife Charity have 4 children and 1 grandchild.  
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=== Classes Taught  ===
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*FGS 2007, Fort Wayne, IN. "New FamilySearch and the Common Pedigree"
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*FGS 2009, Little Rock, AR. "The FamilySearch Research Wiki"
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*NGS 2010, Salt Lake City, UT. "The Power of Community and the Web 2.0: Tools to Foster Collaboration and Community"&nbsp; [[User:GreeneJR NGS 2010 Syllabus|Click Here for the Syllabus]]
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*NGS 2010, Salt Lake City, UT. "FamilySearch and its Unique Role in the Genealogical Community"&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[User:GreeneJR NGS 2010 Class 2|Click here for the Syllabus]]
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Latest revision as of 18:29, 6 March 2013

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 GreeneJR 98.jpg Jim Greene                                                    

    greenejr@familysearch.org                  

 

Education

Master of Business Administration 1982, The Pennsylvania State University

Bachelor of Arts, Spanish 1980, Brigham Young University

Bachelor of Science, Business Management, Brigham Young University


Experience

  • Marketing Manager, FamilySearch. January 2010 - Present
  • Product Manager, FamilySearch. December 2002 - January 2010
  • Director Product Management, Small Business Products, Novell, Inc. 2000-2002
  • Director Certification Programs, Novell Education, Novell, Inc. 1997-2000
  • Product Marketing Manager, NetWare, Novell, Inc.  1992-1997
  • Systems Engineer, IBM Corporation 1987-1992
  • Financial Analyst, IBM Corporation 1982-1987

Jim is currently a Marketing Manager for FamilySearch.  He is responsible for communicating the features and processes of FamilySearch products and offerings to users worldwide. He works closely with Family History Consultants, Area Advisers and the FamilySearch support organization all over the world.

He joined FamilySearch to work on the new FamilySearch project. He led the preliminary research phase where Product Managers traveled throughout the world interviewing people to help understand their family history needs. He continues to work to bring out FamilySearch Products by ensuring that messaging and training is directed to appropriate audiences.

Jim is an avid bicyclist, and commutes daily to downtown SLC on his bike from his home in Sandy, UT. Jim and his wife Charity have 4 children and 1 grandchild.


Classes Taught

  • FGS 2007, Fort Wayne, IN. "New FamilySearch and the Common Pedigree"
  • FGS 2009, Little Rock, AR. "The FamilySearch Research Wiki"
  • NGS 2010, Salt Lake City, UT. "The Power of Community and the Web 2.0: Tools to Foster Collaboration and Community"  Click Here for the Syllabus
  • NGS 2010, Salt Lake City, UT. "FamilySearch and its Unique Role in the Genealogical Community"                              Click here for the Syllabus
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