Balazs Bertenyi received an M.Sc. Degree in Computer Science and Telecommunications in 1998 at the Technical University of Budapest. Balazs 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. 2000 – 2003 Representative of Nokia in 3GPP SA2 (Architecture Working Group), 2003 – 2007 Head of delegation for Nokia in 3GPP SA2, 2007 – 2011 Chairman of 3GPP SA2, 2011 – 2015 Chairman of 3GPP TSG-SA (Technical Specification Group – Services and System Aspects). 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 covering 5G topics. In 2017 Balazs was elected as Chairman of TSG-RAN for a 2-year term with a potential to be re-elected for one additional term. Balazs has led various key projects for Nokia on Mobile Broadband architecture and standards strategy.