Louis started his genealogy over 40 years ago, about the same time he started computer programming. His University degrees in Statistics and Computer Science have given Louis a very different and innovative perspective on Genealogy research. Louis spent many years as Chair of the Archives Committee, as a Board Member and then as President of the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada. He built his website in 1997 and designed and operates the www.GenSoftReviews.com
website where people go to review and rate their genealogy software. Louis has given talks on genealogy technology at RootsTech, on genealogy cruises and at other special genealogy events. Louis developed Behold, genealogy software for viewing (and soon editing) genealogy data, and Double Match Triangulator, a program for autosomal DNA analysis. Louis lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada with his wife Cheryl and two daughters. He retired in 2016 after a 36 year career as programmer, forecaster and finally Manager at Manitoba Hydro, his province's electric and gas utility company. Genealogy and programming, formerly his afterwork passions, now are his full time after-family endeavors. More info at: http://www.lkessler.com/gen...
BSc Hons. (Statistics)
MSc (Computer Science)
; DNA Specialist
Manitoba ; Saskatchewan
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