We all love to travel while visiting friends. We believe it is the best travel experience and we want to make it possible for everybody everywhere.
Who are we?
CO-FOUNDERS & CHAIRMAN
Luca is the original creator of the project. His research activities on tourism constitute the background of the GMR project. Luca graduated in management and spent many years abroad during his studies thanks to the Erasmus Scholarships. After working as e-commerce manager for an Italian fashion company, he attended a MSc in Management and Innovation. What better an outcome for a MSc in the UK, than to participate in a Startup Weekend in Sardinia to test the idea? He thought it was normal, That is how Guide Me Right started.
Andrea is the CTO of GuideMeRight. Andrea worked for 5 years in the field of academic research for artificial intelligence, producing more than 10 publications, including a recommender system for mobile devices. He is not a usual developer. You can see it by looking at the technologies he uses for his projects but, more importantly, by his marked entrepreneurial spirit. After articulated academic training in Italy (University of Pisa), Germany (Fraunhofer Institut), and Spain (Polytechnic of Madrid) Andrea focused on the practical application of innovative technologies in several personal projects.
Pietro is the artistic vein of the team. In addition to being a professional graphic designer specializing in 3D modelling, studies and work experience turned Pietro into a real web designer. He combines the use of graphics programs with the language of the Web. You can discover his innate love for graphics and design just by spending 5 minutes with him. Pietro specialized in visual and performing arts for the web and attended a "Masters in Computer Graphics" at the Big Rock Training Center. Today Pietro is responsible for everything related to the design of Guide Me Right.
Chairman of Guide Me Right. Two Exit and 30 years of international managerial experience. Augusto joined the project as both Business Angel and Business Developer. He shares the values and mission of Guide Me Right and plays a pivotal role in the organization, where he adds the personal and professional experience that the team needed in order to keep growing.
MARKETING & BIZ DEV TEAM
Federica is the Business Developer and Partnership Manager of Guide Me Right. Federica graduated in Visual Arts at the IUAV Institute of Venice. She has 7 years working experience in cultural planning and local innovation. Federica combined her interests in arts, science and technology by working at the List Visual Art Center (MIT, Cambridge) and as project manager at the VisionLab Art&Science - Triennale di Milano. Guide Me Right is the kind of experience she was looking for because of its mix of pivotal concepts such as cultural valorization, sustainability and new technologies.
Community Manager of Guide Me Right. Chiara graduated in Economy and Tourism. She investigated the role the Social Capital plays in the destinations’ touristic development. She shared the project’s values and missions from the very beginning. Nowadays, Chiara takes care of the members of the Guide Me Right Community by delivering them the passion and comprehension that is needed in order to keep the community growing in a safe and upright way.
Social & Content Manager
Social & Content Manager of Guide Me Right. Social and touristic contents expert, Silvia has the responsibility to let people see and understand the authenticity and the uniqueness of the experiences provided by the Local Friends. It is not easy to do it using just words and pictures. Hopefully Silvia is able to convey the values and the vision of the project because she actually shares them.
Senior Developer of Guide Me Right. Alessio has almost 15 years of software development and project management experience. His willing to keep growing and to live a new professional adventure brought him to join the Guide Me Right project. His presence ensure efficiency and enabled the team to keep growing in order to develop an innovative and user friendly web and mobile platform.
Full stack Developer
Full stack developer Developer of Guide Me Right. Riccardo is a real coding lover. Methodical and efficient, Riccardo joined the team because he was attracted by both the vision of the project and the technologies adopted. Nowadays, after and academic and extra-academic formation process, he autonomously applies those technologies. He is growing with the Guide Me Right team but he’s also actively contributing in the growth of the team itself.
Systems Administrator of Guide Me Right. Nicola combines the roles of the developer, of the Systems Administrator and of the data analytics manager. He can do it because of his multidisciplinary skills and because of his passionate and enthusiastic approach. This is why Nicola, beside being a proper startupper, is a pivotal member of the Guide Me Right team.
Android Lead Developer
Android Lead Developer of Guide Me Right. Giuseppe, although he actually graduated in Computer Science, is a self-made developer. He managed to do it greatly because he truly loves technology. Giuseppe pubblished several game applications on the Google Play Store, reaching over 1M. users. He is the Android Lead Developer at Soundtracker and of Stremago Social (Tiscali).