Patrick Gaillet

Patrick Gaillet

Professor of Telecommunication Networks & IT Security

Haute école d'ingénierie et d'architecture de Fribourg


Patrick Gaillet is a full time professor in the “ Computer Science Communication Systems” faculty of the the “ Haute école d’ingénierie et d’architecture” of Fribourg.

He has gain significant experience in the Telco industry by designing & deploying telecommunication networks. Trainer specialized in know-how transfert for engineers and network operation specialists.

During its free time Patrick enjoys running, biking and skiing.


  • Mobile and Wireline Network Architecture
  • Telco Cloud
  • Network Virtualization
  • Wireline Access Networks
  • Cryptographic Algorithmes


  • Cisco CCNA & CCNP Certification, 2001 - 2003

    Cisco Networking Academy

  • Federal Degree in Adult Education, 2001


  • Engineering Degree in Industrial Electronics, 1990

    University of Applied Sciences, Yverdon



Network and IT Security

Wireless Sytems

Network Automations


Telco Cloud




Haute école d’ingénierie et d’architecture

Oct 2010 – Present Fribourg
  • Lectures in Telecommunication Network and Applications
  • Lectures in IT Security
  • Setup an Management of R&D projects
  • Member of the Applied Research Institute for Smart and Secure Systems.

IT Project Manager

Swiss Federal Department of Justice and Police

Feb 2010 – Sep 2011 Bern
  • Deployment and support of IT platforms related to lawfull interception
  • Design and setup of a secure PGP messaging system
  • Design and organisation of training related to interception systems

Part Time Lecturer

University of Applied Science

Feb 2009 – Sep 2011 Fribourg
  • Teaching of topics related to telecommunication and IT networks to bachelor student

CTO, co-founder

Qualipartner AG

Aug 2005 – Feb 2010 Bern
  • Management Committee Member
  • Leading of a consultant Team
  • Corporate development
  • Customer Project (Telecommunication operators)
  • Training Projekt Management, Consulting, Design, Benchmarking, Quality Insurance

Trainer and Consultant in Telecommunication

Swisscom Fixnet AG

Aug 2000 – Jul 2005 Bern
  • Training project management
  • Training design, Litteratur creation

Network Engineer

Swisscom AG

Feb 1993 – Jul 2000 Fribourg / Bern
  • Management and operation of TDM Systems
  • Creation of Training Suport
  • Setup of a Telecomunication Lab in collaboration with HEIA-FR

Network Specialist


Feb 1991 – Jan 1993 Nutley, NJ, USA / Basel
  • Management and operation of wordldwide corporate Networks
  • Charge-back Database developement


Telco Cloud

Jan. 2019 - Present /Design and Setup of a cloud infrastrucure to support the academic and research activities Telcocloud.


Mar. 2014 - Dec. 2014 / European Project with the enterprise CDI. Setup of a fully digital cancer Screening system which fullfil the performance and security requirement of the transport of medical data

Blockchain for Transactive Energy

Jan. 2017 - Dec. 2019 /P2 HES-SO funding. This aim of this project is to demonstrate the exchange of energy between pairs by mean of the Blockchain technology.