Balazs has over 20 years of experience in the field, he joined Nokia in 1998 and started to work on circuit switched mobile switching.
In 1999 he joined the research group on IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) and soon started to work in 3GPP standardization on IMS architecture.
2003 – 2007 Head of delegation for Nokia in 3GPP SA2
2007 – 2011 Chairman of 3GPP SA2
2011 – 2015 Chairman of 3GPP TSG-SA
In 2015 Balazs moved to the radio standardization group within Nokia to focus on 5G matters. He started attending TSG-RAN in 3GPP in 2015 and started to work of 5G.
In 2017 Balazs was elected as Chairman of TSG-RAN and has been serving as chairman of this key group since then:
2017 – 2021 Chairman of 3GPP TSG-RAN (re-elected in 2019)
Within Nokia Balazs has led various key projects on Mobile Broadband architecture and standards strategy.
After finishing his Chairmanship duties in 3GPP in 2021 Balazs has taken the pre-standards and ecosystem lead for Nokia on 6G, and has been actively engaged in related activities since.