- Indiana Tech, M.B.A. with an Entrepreneurship concentration
- Union College, B.S. in Electrical Engineering
He has 12 years of industry experience where he was a software engineering consultant specializing in Ada software for the military. Before consulting, Professor Fontaine was a systems engineer on several avionics projects including the Boeing 777 Data Entry Panel and F-18 Digital Map.
Professor Fontaine is an amateur radio enthusiast. He holds an extra class FCC license and is involved in many different aspects of the hobby. He has written the following article which was originally published in the March 2007 issue of QST magazine. As the official journal of the national membership association for Amateur Radio operators, QST is the most widely read Amateur Radio publication in the country.