|Birth date||:||December 29th, 1943|
|Address||:||4, allée de la Lyre|
F-33160 Saint Aubin de Médoc, France
|Tel||:||+33 (0) 5 56 05 38 14 and (0) 6 82 37 14 92|
|Main skill||:||Architecture of information systems|
|Programming languages||:||C, Shell, Fortran, Pascal, Basic, Java, ...|
|Relational databases||:||Oracle, PostgreSQL|
|Operating systems||:||Linux, HP-UX, ...|
Main activity : Vice-President of ABUL http://abul.org
Retired from EADS since April 2002.
|1999 - 2002||:||
Engineer, EADS Launch Vehicles.
Designer of industrial information systems
|1980 - 1999||:||
Development of a software used to manage quality control and traceability
|1972 - 1979||:||
Member of the automatic test and methodology team
|1969 - 1971||:||
Worked on reliability as a PhD student
|1971||:||Thèse de Doctorat (PhD)||Université Bordeaux I, electronics department|
|1998||:||Founder member of the ABUL (Association of Bordeaux for the Users of Libre Software),
treasurer at the time of the official constitution, chair since November 1999.
This association acquired a reputation of dynamism because of its achievements. Most remarkable are:
- Creator of "Libre Software Meeting" 2000 2001 2002... (world Meetings of the free software) gathering nearly 500 developers or contributors coming from forty countries. It is the first event of its category in the world. Each year is a greatest success.
- Abuledu, a software kit allowing a full equipment of computers in a school with few expenses. For example 25 stations for only 3800 €.
The ABUL received the assistance of the Regional Government of Aquitaine for these achievements and of European Commission (2002).
|Sports||:||Cycling : ~5000 km/year
Running : marathon, 6 hours, 100km
|Fun||:||Parachuting (sky diving)|
|Music||:||Classic music, operas.|