Dr. Claude Y Laporte has worked in defense and transportation organizations for over 20 years. He is an professor, since 2000, at the Department of Software and IT Engineering of the École de technologie supérieure, a 11,000-student engineering school of Montréal.
He received a Ph.D. from France, and he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Universidad de San Martin de Porres of Perú.
He is the Lead Editor of ISO/IEC 29110 series of systems and software engineering standards for Very Small Entities.
Dr. Laporte is the co-author of two French books on software quality assurance published in 2011 by Hermes Science-Lavoisier and an English textbook, on the same topic, published by John Wiley and Sons in 2018. The Software Quality Assurance book should be available in Spanish in 2023 and in simplified Chinese in 2024. He is a co-author of a French systems engineering book, published in 2017, targeted at managers and engineers of small and medium enterprises. An English version of the systems engineering book has been published in 2022 by the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE).