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Hi I'm Luis

I grew up in Guatemala. I change the way people interact with computers. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a curious engineer who loves science, math and computers. I came to the United States to further my education. Now I work on some of the most interesting projects that will change the way people will interact with computers in the future. Most importantly, I am a husband and a father of two wonderful children.

Why I am a Mormon

When I was a small kid in Guatemala, my parents had the opportunitiy to listen to missionaries, we learned about the Church and eventually got baptized as members of the Church. I learned many valuable blessings, and was happy to learn from others in the Church. The Church is not only a place to learn about the gospel of Jesus Christ, but it is also a unit of service. As I saw my father embrace the teachings of the gospel, I was able to see how the church provided service in many ways, from visits to the elderly or those in spiritual or temporal need -- to the service rendered in teaching and administration of the Church. I saw the fruits of the gospel, and they were good. When I was 19, after much thought and after some internal struggle, I decided to leave my studies and some potential opportunities for academic growth to serve as a missionary for the Church. I did this because I felt in my heart a clear guidance from my Creator that I should share the gospel with others. When I was ready to "put everything upon the altar" I felt the love of my Heavenly Father, and I knew with certainty that the gospel was true and that I should go and share it with the world. I have seen the Lord touch my life and that of many. I have seen beautiful work done by simple and humble people. I have seen blessings poured in abundance over the obedient, and I have seen the mercy of Christ over all of us, His children. That is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by putting family first. My field of work provides me not only fascinating opportunities but also never-ending challenges. In the pursuit of a career, sometimes it is easy to lose perspective and focus only on work. At church we learn that no success in life can compensate for failure in the home -- and that is a great reminder for me. I strive to spend time with my wife and my kids, to be involved in their lives. Sometimes that requires some sacrifice on my side, but hearing them laugh or seeing them smile reminds me that I am making the right choice. As a member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, I also avid a law of health that we call the word of wisdom. This law of health requires us not to drink alcohol, smoke, drink cofee or do anything that may be bad for our bodies. At business meetings, I may be the odd person with a glass of water, or just a can of pop -- but that's ok; I am happy with that; We are blessed with both physical and spiritual health for taking care of our bodies.