Cédric Crettaz is an engineer for industrial systems, specialised in embedded systems. He received his engineering degree in 2006 from the School of Engineering in Sion, Switzerland. After his diploma thesis about the transmission of data using Power Line Communication (PLC), he worked temporarily at Logitech Europe SA as a test engineer. Then, he worked for three years as assistant at the School of Engineering in Sion for several national research projects. Since June 2011, he is working at Mandat International on several European research projects concerning the Internet of Things, IPv6, home automation and smart cities.
Cédric Crettaz took part in the development of the IoT Lab testbed, which allows online experiments with IoT devices. He continues to work with the IoT Lab testbed in other European projects such as F-Interop and Fed4FIRE+, notably to ensure the security and the data protection. The F-Interop platform offers the possibility to perform online tests for IoT with the objectives to measure the scalability, the interoperability and the compliance with standards for the Internet of Things, including on the security and data protection aspects.