Jean-Pierre is a software engineer with more than 25 years of experience, specializing in secure systems. He has developed a depth of knowledge ranging from driver development to architecture of distributed systems.
He was the main architect of Nunaliit, an open-source framework development used for deploying distributed online GIS systems to gather and visualize geographic data.
Jean-Pierre has been involved with various open-source projects such as OpenLayers, Handlebars, jQuery, and Subclipse.
He has worked at both Crysalis-IT (now Gemalto/Thales) and Entrust in hands-on and senior software roles. When he was starting out in his career, he served for 10 years with the Canadian Armed Forces, where he earned a bachelor’s of electrical engineering, specialized in computing, from the Royal Military College of Canada.