Richard Guy Briggs
80 Wurtemburg Street
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA, K1N 8M2
+1 613 860-2354
rgb at tricolour dot net



2010 - present: Contract Software Engineer
at Tricolour Consulting (Ottawa)

2009: Term Software Engineer
at Amita Corporation (Ottawa)

2007 - 2008: Senior Software Engineer
at Axentra Corporation (was OEone) (Ottawa)

2004 - 2007: Senior Software Engineer
at Lumenera Corporation (inc. 2002) (Ottawa)

2003 - 2004: Software Engineer
at startup Axigon Healthcare Technologies, (Inc. 2003, now defunct) (Ottawa)

1997 - 2003: Software Engineering Contractor
FreeS/WAN Project (Internet)

1997: Software Engineering Contractor
Vitana Corporation (Gloucester) (now trading as Pixelink)

1995 - 1996: Software Engineer
Vitana Corporation (Gloucester) (now trading as Pixelink)


2010 - (ongoing): M. A. Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, (part-time)
University of Ottawa

B. A. Sc., Computer Engineering , Cum Laude (Honours)
University of Ottawa


Community Web/Mail Host (since 1998): Green Party, HPVOoO, CfSC, ConsCoop, OCLUG

Founding member of several organizations: HPVOoO, CCFood, ConsCoop, OCLUG

Designer/builder: ¾ ton bicycle cargo trailer

Experimental Solar Car Rayces: Various positions over 9 events in Canada/USA/Australia (1992-2008):

Green Party: Email list host and moderator/Riding President/Electoral Candidate September 1997 - May 2003: Founder/Chief Architect/Chief Administrator/Chief Trainer
Conservation Co-operative Homes (ConsCoop) Network Committee (Ottawa) January - April 1997: Home for Destitute Children (Orphanage) Volunteer - Tutor/Teacher
Child Haven International - Canada/Nepal (Kathmandu) August 1996 - 2004: Co-founder/Collator/Credits
C C Food Club (Conservation Co-operatives Homes) February 1996 - January 1997: Maintenance Committee Chair
Conservation Co-operatives Homes (Ottawa) March - April 1994: Jackeroo
Nookawarra Station (Western Australia) January 1994: Volunteer Neural Network Researcher
Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Queensland (Australia) 1991 - 1993/1997 - 2000: Technical Producer for weekly public affairs show, volunteer
CHUO FM 89.1, University of Ottawa / CKCU FM 93.1, Carleton University


Ottawa Canada Linux Users Group (OCLUG), (since 1998), founding board member
OCRI UNIX (OCUNIX), (1990-1998)
IEEE, (1987-1993)
Canada Green Building Council (since 2012)


Music, Recording, Photography, Long Distance Bicycle Touring, Recumbent Bicycles, Canoing

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