James F. Stoddard III is the husband of Leslie Sarah Stoddard and father of 10 children. He is a direct descendant of Asael and Mary Duty Smith, the Prophet Joseph Smith’s grandparents, and other LDS Church history figures. He is the founder of the Joseph Smith Foundation with its divisions LDS Answers, Joseph Smith Academy, Joseph Smith Forum, Guardians of an Altar, Foundations and ZionVision. He is also the producer of the documentaries: Statesmen & Symbols: Prelude to the Restoration, For Our Day: Covenant on the Land and Creation and Evolution: A Witness of Prophets and the co-producer of the video For Our Day: Divinely Sanctioned Governments. In 2015, he worked as executive producer in the release of the new doculecture series The Prophet Joseph: More Than We Know. James has worked in private, public, religious, corporate and home education as well as Web development, software engineering, videography and natural health. He is the owner of IntegriVizion, a family business specializing in film production, Web development and graphic design. James spends any free moments working on Highland Cathedral Estate, a planned family retreat and learning facilities with perennial gardens and walking trails specializing in experimental farming techniques and four season food production. He also serves on the Firm Foundation Executive Advisory and Strategic Planning Board and authors many papers and articles on the Web. His research supports the writings and teachings of ancient and latter-day prophets.