With 30+ years as an expert technologist, Jean Pierre has been keeping the company at the leading edge of the fast-moving software field, while developing practices and tools that ensure the best results for Quoin's customers.
Jean Pierre LeJacq co-founded Quoin with Brad Kain in 1994 and has since served as Chief Technology Officer, keeping the company at the leading edge of technology while implementing practices that ensure outstanding results for Quoin's clients. He is an expert technologist with 30 years of experience in every phase of the software development lifecycle, as well as an unparalleled track record for successfully implementing complex, multi-year projects.
Building on a background in mechanical engineering and control systems, Jean Pierre applies a rigorous engineering mindset in his role as co-founder and CTO of Quoin. His direct implementation experience informs his process and architectural designs as new technologies arrive on the scene. Underlying all his work is the emphasis on code quality and security through the demonstration of compliance to standards for all client projects. This approach enables Jean Pierre to provide invaluable guidance on tool selection and best practices to all his clients.
As technical lead for the entire product development effort at Quoin, Jean Pierre is responsible for technology selection, prototyping, architecture, implementation, and quality assurance. He often provides consulting services to clients, conducting system reviews and assessing digital transformation strategies. He also focuses on establishing strategic relationships with leading software tool vendors, standards groups, and customers. Currently, Jean Pierre leads key client relationships and collaborates closely with our long-term telecommunications client on a variety of ongoing projects.
Jean Pierre represents Quoin at numerous conferences and presentations. He participates in a number of groups such as the Industrial Internet Consortium, the leading industry group focused on emerging ‘Internet of Things' technologies. Jean Pierre is also involved in the Center for Internet Security (formed by the US National Institute of Standards) and has been an active committer on the Debian Linux initiative for over 25 years. He is one of the founders of the Charlotte Linux Users Group and engages in the startup community as a member of the Hurt Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Charlotte area.
Jean Pierre holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from MIT and spent several years working on control systems before moving into software development.