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I am an official Member of the GNOME Foundation and of the FACIL non-profit organization (defending FLOSS and users' digital rights in Québec). I was previously president of the GNOME Foundation, among other things.

With over 13 years of involvement in the Free Software community and open-source methodology, I have a particular affinity with this branch of the IT industry. My experience in the field, combined with my background in business, makes me one of the very few publicly available bona fide free/open-source marketing & business management consultants on the planet who can claim expertise in the field with a straight face. If you're looking for someone with a deep understanding of how the FLOSS community works, thinks and feels, and who can help your business integrate with it the proper way, you may be interested in my services.

Direct contributions


See my interaction design page.


Here's my geek badge, click it for details on open-source code contributions:

Open Hub profile for Jean-François Fortin Tam

You can also look at my Github profile.

Here is some software I wrote or contributed to:

Quality assurance

My continued involvement in Free and Open Source software has made me file hundreds of bug reports and thousands of comments on various pieces of software that I have used and loved. Over time, I have involved myself in bug triaging to ease the developers' task. My bug reports are scattered over the web, but are for the most part contained in:

I also have a list of some of the top bugs I'm proud to have helped solve or investigate.

I maintained Pitivi's automated user interface test suite for some years.

Latest blog posts on Free/Open-Source software

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