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

Cagin Yakar


Ali Koc


Seda Ozdemir

Vice President - Engineering

Zeynep Bayam

Vice President - Strategic Growth

Halil Yasavul

Software Engineer - R&D Lead

Harika Inanc

Structural Engineer - Library Lead

Umut Nuhat Sevinc

Structural Engineer - Q/A Lead

Ozer Gunduz

Senior Bridge Engineer - Bridge Lead


New York

353 West 48th St 4th Flr Unit #300

New York, NY, 10036 USA


+1 212 991 89 56