Our Team



Dr. Hrishikesh Ballal
Founder

Hrishikesh Ballal has a PhD in Geodesign from the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London. Formerly at Microsoft, a Mechanical Engineer with Masters degrees from MIT and the University of Michigan.

Prof. Carl Steinitz
Advisor

Carl Steinitz is the Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Landscape Architecture and Planning, Emeritus, at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Professor Steinitz is also the author of A Framework for Geodesign (Esri press, 2012).


Dr. Stephen Ervin
Advisor

Stephen M Ervin is Assistant Dean for Information Technology at Harvard Design School. Dr. Ervin is a pioneer in applications of computing in landscape architecture, planning and design and has been actively involved in the development of the theoretical foundations of the discipline of Geodesign.