Gabriella Csanyi

CEO of Like Locals & Board Member of Csanyi Foundation, Hungary

Gabriella is the CEO of Like Locals, a company she co-founded in 2017 Like Locals uses mobile technology to transform the exploration of urban destinations into an engaging adventure. Like Locals offers gamified city experiences, curated by locals, that allow travelers to discover the hidden gems of the city and to learn about the locations by interacting with the locals and the places they visit. The company currently offers more than a dozen experiences in London and Budapest and is actively expanding to other European cities. Gabriella is also a board member of the Csányi Foundation for Children, a non-profit organization that was set up in Hungary to help provide gifted children from disadvantaged backgrounds with the means to help nurture and develop their talent. In 2017 she obtained her master’s degree in Decision Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). During her studies at LSE, Gabriella worked on a project (titled: How to improve educational programs for underprivileged children? The impacts of value-focused Decision Analysis) with Dr. Valentina Ferretti with the aim develop a decision model to support the Csányi Foundation’s selection process and to decrease dropout rates of the program. The project was awarded the prestigious INFORMS Decision Analysis in Practice Award at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Houston.