Gerhard Wieser, VP Automation, Elisa Polystar

Gerhard Wieser is VP of Automation at Elisa Polystar. Gerhard co-founded FRINX s.r.o. which was acquired by Elisa Polystar in March 2022. Gerhard received a patent award from the US Patent and Trademark Office for his work on “System And Methods For Compressing Message Headers”.

He co-wrote a book on MPLS VPNs for Prentice Hall/Pearson Education (“MPLS-Based VPNs: Designing Advanced Virtual Networks”) and was a contributor to the “Operationalization Of Software-defined Networks (SDN) Program Review”, conducted by the National Science Foundation and Department of Energy.