Yuri joined VisionMap in 2008. He is responsible for the definition, investigation, verification, and certification of the A³ aerial survey and mapping system.
Prior to VisionMap, Yuri worked as the Chief of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing and the National GIS Manager at the Survey of Israel, and as a guest lecturer at the Israel Institute of Technology.
Yuri has more than 25 years of experience in photogrammetry, aerial survey, mapping, GIS, standardization, mapping and GIS products development. He published almost 50 papers on different themes of photogrammetry, GIS and standardization, and prepared more than 20 national technical instructions, standards, and specifications. He is an ILSPRS (Israel Society of Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing) council member, and a member of ALSI ( Association of Licensed Surveyors in Israel). He served as the chairman in the Commission on the GIS Standardization of the Standards Institution of Israel, the Standardization Group of the Inter Ministry Commission on Geoinformation, and the Commission on the Technical Standards and Specifications for Photogrammetry and Topographic Mapping in the Survey of Israel.
Yuri graduated the Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography (MIIGAiK) with a Masters degree in aerial survey and photogrammetry. He obtained a Ph.D. in photogrammetry from the Moscow State Research Institute of Geodesy, Aerial Survey, and Cartography (CNIIGaiK).