Elder Kevin S. Hamilton Executive Director of FamilySearch sits down and talks about the future of genealogy on the popular free family history site in this video produced by KinTv
What is the future of DNA and what is the possibility of posting video and even social media? And what is the influence of the younger generation on family history?
These questions are answered in this interview with Elder Kevin S. Hamilton of FamilySearch.
Elder Kevin S. Hamilton
Elder Kevin S. Hamilton was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 6, 2013. He served for five years in the Africa Southeast Area Presidency and one year in the North America Northeast Area Presidency. He now serves as the Executive Director for the Family History Department.
Elder Hamilton received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Brigham Young University in 1979, and in 1982 he received a master’s degree in finance from the University of Washington. Prior to his call, he was a cofounder and partner in a venture capital firm.
Elder Hamilton has served in numerous Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Switzerland Geneva Mission, bishop, stake president, and president of the Belgium/Netherlands Mission from 2003 to 2006.
Kevin Scott Hamilton was born in Wenatchee, Washington. He married Claudia Keysor in July 1978. They are the parents of six children.