Education
B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering
September 1987 — May 1991
Université Laval
  • majors in electronics and telecoms
DEC in Applied Sciences
August 1985 — June 1987
Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup
Work Experience
Maison de Lauberivière · Orderly
May 2013 — present
  • served day center and lodging services users
  • received and referred requests towards the relevant departments
  • performed various tasks in support of social workers
Self-employed · Busker
November 2012 — present
  • composed 40+ songs and instrumentals
  • performed in public places
Self-employed · Systems Architect / Software Engineer
October 2013 — present

August 2006 — May 2010
  • designed and developed an operations management tool for human services resources (work in progress)
  • reengineered an RDF data browser (Zitgist's Dataviewer)
  • developed semantic web proof-of-concept prototypes (Cardinal Health)
  • designed and developed websites (various clients)
Self-employed · Author / Editor
October 2010 — November 2012
  • wrote, edited, designed, formatted, published, and promoted one novel and two essays (« 2206 : Window Onto A New World », « On The Meaning Of Sin », and « Takers Economy - An Inquiry into Illegal File Sharing »)
The Weed Files · Administrator / Ideator / Developer
September 2003 — April 2007
  • designed, developed, and managed an online music store
  • served customers and artists
  • promoted artists and contents via various virtual and traditional channels
  • managed contents, servers, and networking
The Daily Poligraf · Blogger
February 2003 — September 2007
  • designed and developed a blog
  • created and managed contents
  • replied to requests and comments
Poligraf · Musical Director / Composer / Instrumentalist / Producer
February 1998 — present
  • composed and performed progressive rock-influenced original music
  • directed demo recording and production
  • founded a band, managed relationships between members
  • handled logistics, booking, promotion, social media, and customer service
Le Groupe Fortune 1000 · Programmer Analyst
August 1995 — January 2004
  • designed and developed advanced search engines
  • automated software production processes
  • adapted and developed a secure registration process
  • designed and developed a ratios evaluation engine
  • designed and developed various user interfaces
Additional Experience
Candle4Tibet · Administrator
April 2011 — June 2012
  • administered a social network intended for friends of Tibet
  • managed user relations (6200+ members)
  • coordinated virtual activism campaigns
  • designed and wrote a newsletter
Dirty Bastards Football Club · Team Captain / Player
May 2004 — December 2008
  • played and managed soccer teams (indoors and outdoors)
  • managed relationships between team members, and with league managers
  • recruited new players and substitutes
Home Owner
June 2000 — September 2008
  • owned houses in Sainte-Foy and Charlesbourg
  • handled finances and accounting
  • handled maintenance (renovations, electricity, plumbing, landscaping, ...)
Skills
  • languages : fluent in English and French
  • creative work : writing, composition, graphic design, translation
  • information technologies : good to excellent knowledge of social media, and various operating systems, applications, programming languages, and technologies
  • leadership, perseverance, patience, reserve, open-mindedness
Interests
  • music, art, and culture
  • human relations
  • buddhism, mysticism, philosophy, psychology
  • information technologies
  • football