· College studies in computer science 1981
· Bachelor in Management, HEC Montreal 1995
· 23 years of experience in information technology, as business analyst in electronic commerce, as specialist for enterprise software implementations, consultant in development methodology and quality assurance, project leader and programmer analyst
· Good communicator; speaks and writes almost as fluently in English as in French
· Father of two, has almost always lived on the south-shore of Montreal
· Lives in St-Jean-Baptiste with his spouse for more than five years
· Involved in his community, including several years as a softball coach for youngsters and more recently as a folk singer.