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= About Me  =
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[[Image:Robert.Raymond.png|right|190x209px]]Robert Raymond is a deputy to FamilySearch Chief Genealogical Officer, David Rencher, helping increase genealogical soundness of FamilySearch products and improving relationships with the genealogical community. Additionally, Robert helps set the record acquisition and publication strategy.<br><br>Robert is a popular speaker and writer. His blog (authored pseudonymously) has won many awards and recognitions and is consistently ranked among the top ten genealogical blogs. He is the author of an acclaimed family history website where he has published hundreds of digitized genealogical records and personal histories, written numerous articles, and created several maps. Before FamilySearch, Robert worked at Ancestry.com and before that was vice president of an award winning technology company.<br><br>Robert is a genealogy technologist with more than 40 years experience in genealogy and 30 years in technology. Robert holds over a dozen technology patents and earned a masters degree in electrical (computer) engineering from Brigham Young University where he was honored as a Kimball Scholar. He is a volunteer at a FamilySearch Family History Center where he can be found in the trenches every Wednesday night.
  
Robert Raymond has&nbsp;a masters degree from BYU in electrical engineering (computer emphasis) where he was a Spencer W. Kimball Scholar. He works for FamilySearch, is a 30-year veteran of family history, is a frequent presenter, and currently serves as staff trainer for a multi-stake Family History Center.
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= Presentations<br>  =
  
= Reminders  =
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*[[NGS2010X|Doing Research in Real Time-An Exhilarating Collaboration Experience!]]<br>
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*[[Blog Your Way to Genealogical Success|Blog Your Way to Genealogical Success]]<br>
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*[http://www.familyhistoryfair.com/classInfo.html?recId=S026 How Mature are You (Genealogically)?]
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*Understanding Mills Citation Guides
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*Serendipity in Genealogy
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*Blogger Summit 2: Son of Blogger
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*Citations Made Easy
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*[https://devnet.familysearch.org/static-files/presentations/2009/Interoperable%20Citation%20Exchange%202009-03-11.pdf The Interoperable Citation Exchange (ICE) Initiative]
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*[http://uvpafug.org/presentations/Game_show_vol1_2009-11-06.pdf The Genealogy Game Show]
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*Visiting the National Archives
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*The Rollout of New FamilySearch
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*Using Footnote.com in a Family History Center
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~raymondfamily/class/ Creating a Family History Website]
  
Is your memory going too? Here's some reminders of Wiki stuff I always forget.
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= Online Activity  =
  
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=== RootsWeb  ===
  
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*[http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED&db=robertraymond&id=I1 WorldConnect Tree]
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~raymondfamily/ Cleve and Anita Raymond Progenitors]
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**[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~raymondfamily/ddorris1.htm Historical Sketch of James Hendricks and Drusilla Dorris Hendricks]<br>
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**[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~raymondfamily/UtahPioneers.html Utah Pioneers from Our Ancestry]<br>
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**[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~raymondfamily/SaintsMissouri1846.html Council Bluffs, 1846]<br>
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**[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~raymondfamily/AlonzoRaymondLineage.html RAYMOND Migrations: Alonzo Pearis RAYMOND]<br>
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**[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~raymondfamily/PaulRaymondLineage.html RAYMOND Migrations: The Ancestry of Paul RAYMOND]<br>
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**[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~raymondfamily/index.html#RaymondMA Beverly, Massachusetts and Our Raymond Ancestors]
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=== Ancestry.com  ===
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*[http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/44634/family/pedigree Cleve &amp; Anita Raymond Family Tree]<br>
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*[http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/12608014/family/pedigree Non-connected Raymonds]<br>
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*[http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/4318189/family/pedigree Bristol Vermont Stereoview Photographers]<br>
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*[http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/842291/family/pedigree Nuclear Physicists]<br>
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=== Miscellaneous<br>  ===
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*[http://www.linkedin.com/in/robertraymondut LinkedIn]<br>
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*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/robertraymondut flickr]
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= FamilySearch Wiki  =
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=== Significant Contributions<br>  ===
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*[[NGS2010X|NGS 2010 Syllabus F308]]
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*[[Template:NGS2010|NGS2010 Syllabus Template]]
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*[[Citations (Mills Style)|Mills Style Citations]]<br>
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*[[Family Group Records Collection|Family Group Records Collection]]<br>
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*[[Fraudulent Genealogies|Fraudulent Genealogies]]<br>
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=== Minor Contributions<br>  ===
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*[[Canadian Censuses Online|Canadian Censuses Online]]<br>
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*[[Converting Old FHL Film Numbers to Current Numbers|Converting Old FHL Film Numbers to Current Numbers]]/[[Old film numbers|Old film numbers]]<br>
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*[[Hampshire County, Massachusetts|Hampshire County, Massachusetts]]<br>
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*[[Latin Genealogical Word List|Latin Genealogical Word List]]<br>
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*[[Massachusetts Archives and Libraries|Massachusetts Archives and Libraries]]<br>
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*[[Massachusetts History|Massachusetts History]]<br>
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*[[Michigan Periodicals|Michigan Periodicals]]<br>
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*[[:Category:Old microfilm number conversion|Old microfilm number conversion]]<br>
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*[[Wisconsin Census|Wisconsin Census]]<br>
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*([[Special:Contributions/RaymondRS|Recent Contributions]])<br>
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= Blog Recognition<br>  =
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Robert anonymously writes a popular genealogy blog. Recognitions include:<br>
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*Family Tree Magazine [http://www.familytreemagazine.com/article/Fab-Forty 40 Best Genealogy Blogs]  
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*ProGenealogists [http://www.progenealogists.com/top25blogs2009.htm 25 Most Popular Genealogy Blogs]<br>
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*Family Tree Magazine [http://familytreemagazine.com/article/10-cutting-edge-web-sites 10 Best Cutting-edge Web Sites] ([http://familytreemagazine.com/Info/101Best2009 101 Best Web Sites, 2009])<br>
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*The Janice Brown Puckerbrush Blog Award for Excellence
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*Family Tree Magazine [http://web.archive.org/web/20080627074054/http://familytreemagazine.com/101sites/2008/index.asp 101 Best Web Sites, 2008]<br>
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*Kreativ Blogger from Randy Seaver
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*Genea-Speak for excellence in writing, speaking, and the promoting of good genealogical practices, from DearMYRTLE.
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= Employment<br>  =
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=== Ancestry.com  ===
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November 2002 – July 2008: Sr. Manager of Content Strategy and Analysis<br>
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Web analytics, data warehouse, Omniture implementation engineer: Ancestry.com, RootsWeb.com, Genealogy.com and MyFamily.com.<br>
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=== Consulting<br>  ===
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2001 – 2003: Genealogy professional, web development, digital imaging, intellectual property
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=== PowerQuest<br>  ===
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1993 – 2001: Vice President
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Company growth from $0 to $65 million, culminating in sell of company to Symantec. Grew team size from four to 100 consisting of software engineering, project management, quality control, localization and documentation. Managed R &amp; D portion of P &amp; L statement. Architected PartitionMagic.
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=== TransEra<br>  ===
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1983 – 1993: Sr. Software Engineer.
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Created compilers, interpreters, and device drivers.for UNIX, X-Windows, VMS, DOS, and Windows.
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= Education<br>  =
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=== Brigham Young University<br>  ===
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1987: MS, Electrical Engineering (Computer)  
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1985: BS, Electrical Engineering (Computer)  
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Activities and Societies: Spencer W. Kimball Scholar, Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society (treasurer), Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.
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Latest revision as of 21:32, 15 April 2011

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Robert Raymond is a deputy to FamilySearch Chief Genealogical Officer, David Rencher, helping increase genealogical soundness of FamilySearch products and improving relationships with the genealogical community. Additionally, Robert helps set the record acquisition and publication strategy.

Robert is a popular speaker and writer. His blog (authored pseudonymously) has won many awards and recognitions and is consistently ranked among the top ten genealogical blogs. He is the author of an acclaimed family history website where he has published hundreds of digitized genealogical records and personal histories, written numerous articles, and created several maps. Before FamilySearch, Robert worked at Ancestry.com and before that was vice president of an award winning technology company.

Robert is a genealogy technologist with more than 40 years experience in genealogy and 30 years in technology. Robert holds over a dozen technology patents and earned a masters degree in electrical (computer) engineering from Brigham Young University where he was honored as a Kimball Scholar. He is a volunteer at a FamilySearch Family History Center where he can be found in the trenches every Wednesday night.

Contents

Presentations

Online Activity

RootsWeb

Ancestry.com

Miscellaneous

FamilySearch Wiki

Significant Contributions

Minor Contributions

Blog Recognition

Robert anonymously writes a popular genealogy blog. Recognitions include:

Employment

Ancestry.com

November 2002 – July 2008: Sr. Manager of Content Strategy and Analysis

Web analytics, data warehouse, Omniture implementation engineer: Ancestry.com, RootsWeb.com, Genealogy.com and MyFamily.com.

Consulting

2001 – 2003: Genealogy professional, web development, digital imaging, intellectual property

PowerQuest

1993 – 2001: Vice President

Company growth from $0 to $65 million, culminating in sell of company to Symantec. Grew team size from four to 100 consisting of software engineering, project management, quality control, localization and documentation. Managed R & D portion of P & L statement. Architected PartitionMagic.

TransEra

1983 – 1993: Sr. Software Engineer.

Created compilers, interpreters, and device drivers.for UNIX, X-Windows, VMS, DOS, and Windows.

Education

Brigham Young University

1987: MS, Electrical Engineering (Computer)

1985: BS, Electrical Engineering (Computer)

Activities and Societies: Spencer W. Kimball Scholar, Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society (treasurer), Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society.


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