Basking.io is a workplace analytics platform for real estate executives, helping to use data-based occupancy insights to support the business mission. We provide technical and data science expertise to support our clients in adapting to the changes in the modern workplace.
We believe the corporate real estate is not a cost center anymore. It is critical to attracting, enabling, and retaining top-quality employees.
Basking.io helps to achieve these goals by providing space utilization insights based on the data from WiFi networks. It’s fast to deploy across portfolios, affordable at scale, and privacy-compliant.
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Meet The Leadership Team
Dr. Eldar Gizzatov
Co-founder and CEO
Eldar is the founding CEO of Basking Automation, having worked on the venture since its inception in 2017.
Prior to starting Basking, Eldar was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Allianz X, where he was a founder and CEO at FairFleet – the drone services marketplace for real estate and insurance.
Before working at Allianz and FairFleet, Eldar was the international business development manager at Lendico – Rocket Internet’s online lending platform. Eldar also has more than 10 years of experience in partnership management, pricing, marketing strategy, and marketing communications, working at MobileSmith, Autodesk Inc. and Integrated Energy Systems.
Eldar earned an MBA from Duke University and a PhD in Political Science from Moscow State University.
Dr.-Ing. Olmo Mezger
Co-founder and COO
Olmo is the COO of Basking Automation, responsible for the product, operations, and enhancing the customer experience.
Olmo started working on Basking together with Eldar while at Innogy Innovation Hub. Back then, Olmo was a technical advisor for ventures in energy and AI. He has been working in IoT, Data Science and Cleantech development since 2005, incl. early-stage startups in electric vehicles and energy management: Green & Energy (CEO / CTO).
Olmo holds a Ph.D. and a Master’s degree in Energy Engineering and Economics from Technical University Munich.
Head of Analytics
Anjali is the Head of Data Analytics at Basking.io, a workplace occupancy analytics platform, since September 2021.
She holds master’s degrees in Computer Application and Data Science and has more than 6 years of experience solving critical business problems using data science techniques. Anjali and her team at Basking are currently helping real estate management teams from Fortune 500 companies to uncover patterns in their occupancy data using analytics and data science.
Previously, Anjali was a part of the Merchant Analytics team at American Express, India where she worked with marketing partners from the US and APAC regions to expand business opportunities between AmEx and its merchants.
Tomer (Thomas) Raz joined Basking as Chief Technology Officer in 2022 as a proven leader in managing engineering teams across a range of sizes and departments.
With extensive enterprise B2B experience from such market leaders as Zageno and Seerene, he brings years of experience building and scaling sophisticated cloud-based analytics solutions.
Thomas is committed to innovative, solution-oriented approach to software engineering, particularly as a way to create solutions to environmental challenges while also generating new economic opportunities.