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John Fontaine is available for speaking and other engagements. Contact him through links below

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John Fontaine is a developer, speaker, writer, software architect and technology pioneer at the forefront of Internet technology. He is one of the principal authors and architects that created Blackboard Learn, the leading web based software application used by colleges and universities for hybrid and distance learning. He served as a member of the IMS Global Learning Consortium Technology Advisory board and was a contributing author to several eLearning technology standards. John was the lead developer of Blackboard CourseSites, winner of a Tech & Learning Magazine Award of Excellence in 2012 and Blackboard for Salesforce, winner of the 2011 Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Award. Prior to joining Blackboard Inc., he was involved in a number of DC area Internet startups and also worked at Arnold Worldwide creating early websites and other interactive technologies for customers that included: SAP, Mobil Oil, DeWalt Tools and the other companies.

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  1. Vlad Rybalkin

    Your “about” summary is very impressive. I found this blog after finding your name among the members/contributors to IMS Global and was wondering if you could help with some details regarding Common Cartridge package…

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