Leen Balcaen

Senior Director of Cities – HERE Technologies


Leen Balcaen heads up HERE Cities, Public Sector and Infrastructure, the IoT Business Group focused on the government sector. A global leader with 15+ years of experience in Digital Mapping, Points of Interest, Probes and Search, her role is to define and execute the Cities strategy and vision and create targeted solutions that address market needs. Prior to this she was Director of Product Management for the HERE Consumer Business Group. Before joining HERE, Leen worked at TomTom / Tele Atlas for 11 years, where her roles included Director of Enhanced Content for TomTom Places and Senior Program Manager Community Input.

Leen has a Master’s Degree in Geography from the University of Gent and is fluent in English, Dutch and French.