Gabor Ligeti majored in Mathematics in the Eotvos Lorand University (ELTE, Budapest, Hungary).
Beginning in 1988 he worked as a software engineer for Appaloosa Interactive, a large entertainment software development company based in Budapest.
From 1990 to 1995 he lived in Santa Cruz, CA and worked for Borland International (now called Inprise), in the Languages (C/C++) group. Gabor moved back to Hungary in May 1995, joining Bonus.com as CTO.
In 1998 he became one of the co-founders of Image Medical Corporation.