Liz Taylor has been with DOER (Deep Ocean Exploration and Research) from its inception. Elevated to President and CEO in 1994, she she handles business development, partnerships, and special projects. She has more than 20 years of experience in expeditionary logistics and support.In her earlier career, Taylor held an executive position with a leading ROV-manufacturing firm. There, she was customer liaison for complex builds including those for the Egyptian, Brazilian, Swedish, and Singapore navies, DR1002 manned submersibles, and Mantero ROV. Many of her former clients followed her to DOER, and continue to rely upon DOER to provide innovative solutions for challenging environments. A graduate of UC Berkeley, Taylor has participated in more than 60 scientific exploration projects. She has authored a number of technical and natural history articles and white papers. She is a member of the Marine Technology Society and The Explorers Club.