Our Story

OpenBrIM platform was formed in 2012 with the goal of creating an open and collaborative information modeling environment, where:

Information owners create and maintain information intuitively in both machine and human readable format;

and AEC community consume this information via open and efficient protocols.

OpenBrIM Platform's development and support is currently lead by Ali Koc & Cagin Yakar, bringing in 30 years of experience in managing engineering software development projects at LARSA; and supporting bridge engineering community at large.

Our management team has over 50 years of combined experience in civil engineering and software development projects -- set out to support the growth of the AEC industry both in US and abroad.

OpenBrIM Platform is supported by a global community of engineers, working tirelessly towards bringing positive change to the AEC community. Please do not hesitate to contact us to learn more on OpenBrIM platform.

Our Mission


Develop and promote BrIM and digital delivery workflows.


Strengthen collaboration within AEC community.


Inspire and assist towards innovation.


People Behind OpenBrIM

Discover the driving force behind the OpenBrim Platform's creation – our founding team

Ali Koc

The creative thinker, strategic partner, and versatile high-impact technology leader who can turn coffee into code and specializes in making SaaS platforms so user-friendly that even his grandma thinks she's a tech guru.

Cagin Yakar

The man who's spent over a decade 'bridging' the gap between Ali's innovation and the AEC industry, and now he's taking on the Herculean task of 'bridging' the gap between agencies and digital delivery. When he is around, even bridges are chiming in, "AEC-tually, We Need That Innovation!"

People behind OpenBrIM

Meet the key members of our team who played a pivotal role in shaping OpenBrIM Platform into something truly magical.

Halil Yasavul

Software Engineer - R&D Lead

Zeynep Bayam

Vice President - Strategic Growth

Umut Nuhat Sevinc

Structural Engineer - Q/A Lead

Ozer Gunduz

Senior Bridge Engineer - Bridge Lead

Omer Faruk Ozkan

Structural Engineer - OpenBrIM Library Developer

Dogukan Kilic

Structural Engineer - OpenBrIM Library Developer

Orkun Gulel

Software Developer - OpenBrIM Library Developer


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