54bis, rue du Maréchal Joffre
78100 Saint-German en Laye
|March 2008 to present
||World Wide Web Consortium|
Co-Chairman of the CSS Working Group
|Oct. 2003 to present
CEO / Founder
|Nov. 2000 to Jul. 2003
||Netscape Communications Corp.|
Principal Software Engineer
|2000||HALOGEN France, Consulting Company and Web Agency|
|Chief Technology Officer
Recruitment of the technical team; supervision of the technological choices and projects for the customers ; participation in the standardisation committees (including W3C) ; organisation of an R&D group.
Invited Expert to the CSS Working Group of the World Wide Web Consortium. Editor of two Working Drafts of CSS 3.
|Chief Technology Officer
All activities covered by a confidentiality agreement.
|1994 - 2000||ELECTRICITÉ DE FRANCE (EDF), R&D Division|
|Jan. 1999 to Jan. 2000||Internet Applications &
Infrastructure Team Manager
The missions of this team were divided in three parts : observe the emerging technologies and associated markets, implement those considered interesting for the company, and develop the software products the company needs if the market cannot provide them. In this last case, the launch of a spin-off is systematically studied. The team got involved in the following projects: web-based mailing lists server, e_commerce, GroupWare, smartcards, video broadcast over IP, voice browsers, web hosting, web-based 1-to-n file transfers, stylesheets, XML transformations, security.
|Aug. 1996 to Dec. 1998||EDF+Gaz de France (GDF) Web Team
This team was an internal web contractor. The missions of this team ranged from consultancy to web site development and hosting, including database gateways, search engines, ....
|Dec. 1995 to Jan. 2000||Responsible for the evolution of the
Editor of the EDF-GDF technical recommendations for the publication of corporate information on the web (internet and intranet).
Definition of the EDF internet and intranet infrastructure.
EDF Advisory Committee Representative at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Member of the HTML Working Group (until Dec. 1997) and CSS+FP Working Group of the W3C. Contributed to HTML 4.0 and CSS2 specifications.
Author of the STTS (transformation language for HTML and XML documents based on the CSS syntax) proposal submitted by EDF to the W3C.
Member of the EDF Board dealing with "Electronic media and Corporate Communication" responsible for the definition of the public image of EDF on the Web.
|Oct. 1997 to Dec. 1998||Project Manager. Development of an authenticated internet access solution, deployed all over EDF (130,000 users), associating a unique account/password to all EDF employees. The solution consists of hardware (Unix servers), public software (Squid, PHP, PerlDAP), commercial software (Oracle, X.500 directory) and internally developed software (a web-based administration tool with a tree-based view of the company and three levels of privileges : super-administrator, administrator, user). All accounts are associated to an internal cost code.|
|April 1997||Proposed by EDF, on request of the French Prime Minister, for a position in the Cabinet of the Minister of Education, in charge of the deployment of Internet access in schools, libraries, public Laboratories and Universities.|
|April. 1994 to Aug. 1996||Research Engineer. Deployment
infrastructure, from navigators to proxies, for web access
Internet over all EDF.
Creation of the first EDF web site (for R&D Division) in Sept. 1994.
Development of a HTTP-based file transfer tool for our web contributors.
Organizer of an international seminar "WWW : present and future" in Paris.
|Jan. 1992 to Dec. 1993||GRIF S.A., Software vendor (SGML solutions)|
|Software Engineer and System Engineer
of the technical team developing the core of the
Grif SGML editor where I did the first Wysiwyg
the CALS tables in an SGML editor in 1993.
Network and system administrator of the company.
|Aug. 1990 to Jan. 1991||Royal Institute of Technology (KTH),
3D graphics in C* and C/Paris languages on a CM-2a Connection Machine.
|April 1989 to July 1989||GIPSI S.A., Saint-Quentin en Yvelines.
Complete development of a scanning tool for X-Window Unix workstations with a SCSI scanner.
|Sept. 1989 to July 1991||ÉCOLE NATIONALE SUPÉRIEURE
DES TÉLÉCOMMUNICATIONS DE PARIS.
Engineer diploma obtained in July 1991.
Computer science and telecommunications.
|Sept. 1986 to July 1989||ÉCOLE POLYTECHNIQUE. Engineer
diploma obtained in July 1989.
Mathematics, Fundamental physics and Computer science.
||ECIS Mathematics, Brussels
|English||Fluent. Used as working language on a daily basis.|
|Others||Ability to read Norwegian and Danish.|
|1996 - 2000||Moderator of the fr.emplois.* Usenet hierarchy (French speaking equivalent to misc.jobs.*). About 29,000 job offers published in 1998. Webmaster of the associated web site.|
|Dec. 1998||Author of a book about CSS2 stylesheets (the first one world-wide) published by Eyrolles.|