Balkan Uraz is a city planner with a master's degree in Geographical Sciences. He has over 18 years of experience in the field of Geographic Information Systems.
Throughout his career, Balkan has worked on several projects with one thing in common: GIS. In the early days of his career, he worked on projects involving municipal GIS and city information systems. He has worked on major LBS projects for mobile operators in Turkey that involve both software development and building data inventories. He cofounded a tech company that specializes in navigation data collection and products. He has also been a GIS consultant for major companies operating in the areas of field tracking and real estate. In all his projects, he has worked around his one passion, which is building up spatial infrastructure.