Anatalio Ubalde

Anatalio Ubalde

Managing Director and Co-founder

It's gratifying hearing a new GIS Planning client say, “I don’t know how I did my job before I had your technology!” That's the level of impact we deliver and why we are committed to constant innovation advancements in our products. We want our clients to have an extreme competitive advantage in the work they do.

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Me Professionally

Anatalio Ubalde is co-founder and Managing Director of GIS Planning. He is an economic developer, entrepreneur, and inventor. He works globally with economic development organizations and investment promotion agencies to foster enhanced business investment strategies using GIS Planning’s Internet technology. His work in geographic information systems, economic development and the Internet has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Forbes, Fortune, The New York Times, and TechCrunch. He was named a Fellow Member of the International Economic Development Council for achieving exceptional stature in the field of economic development.

Anatalio is a highly sought-after thought-leader and frequently speaks about the use of Internet, small business, marketing, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for economic development at national and international conferences on these subjects throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. He is author of the books Economic Development Marketing (2013) and Economic Development Online (2011). Before co-founding GIS Planning he worked in local economic development with a focus on downtown revitalization, waterfront redevelopment, business attraction/expansion, small business, and corporate site selection. He is also CEO of SizeUp, a Software as a Service delivering big data insights for small businesses. Anatalio has a Master’s degree in City Planning from the University of California at Berkeley.

Me Personally

I coach youth baseball and enjoy seeing the kids achieve results they didn't think were possible for them to accomplish. I'm a twenty-four-time United States Master’s Diving National Champion, an All-American, and won two silver medals at the World Masters Championships in springboard and platform diving.