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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.