Annick Fron graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications in Paris. She worked for 8 years for the electronics industry (Philips, Thomson, Thales...) before founding AFC Europe in 1993.
She acts as a free-lance consultant in software architecture since then, with customers both in the IS sector (banks such as Soci?t? G?n?rale, Banque G?n?rale du Luxembourg, Cr?dit Agricole) and in the Telecom and industry sector (Ascom, Schneider Electric, Alstom...). She coordinates a Java user Group in Sophia-Antipolis, and teaches this year Distributed Java systems in University of Nice (Ecole Sup?rieure des Sciences Informatiques).