Bob Taylor, CEO of The Family History Guide, L3C, has been actively doing family history for over 25 years. He has combined his passion for genealogy with his background in instructional design to produce a new learning resource for family history—The Family History Guide.
Bob earned his BA degree from Brigham Young University and MA degree from Calif. State University-Los Angeles, both in Music Education. He has been a featured presenter at RootsTech 2016, the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Pikes Peak Library (Colorado) Fair, Riverton FamilySearch Library, UVTAGG, and the BYU Family History Conference, in addition to numerous Family History Fairs in Utah.
A career change led him to instructional design and technical writing, where he has worked for large technology corporations such as Novell, Intel, and Western Digital. At Intel University, he redesigned key training courses for employees and managers worldwide, as well as teaching management courses in Washington, Arizona, Oregon, California, and Utah. He has authored many online and written learning systems, helping others accelerate learning in technology, music, and family history.
Bob and his wife Susie have five daughters and five grandchildren. He has run a number of marathons in Utah, still plays the trumpet, and is a confirmed crossword puzzle addict.