Massimiliano Picone, Product Manager in San Francisco, CA, United States
Massimiliano Picone

Product Manager in San Francisco, CA, United States

Member since March 2, 2020
Based in Silicon Valley and Paris, Max focuses on products for startups and prominent companies. He was director of software solutions at iHealth, a digital health and wearables company where he managed teams to build B2B telemedicine web and mobile apps in the US, Europe, and Asia. He studied computer science and product management at Stanford and NASA Ames, founded startups, published research in AI, and built an award-winning web portal on science and technology at 14 years of age.
Massimiliano is now available for hire

Project Highlights

  • Led product management and implementation of SaaS, apps, HIPAA and EU data compliance strategy with HL7 FHIR. Prioritized features after data-driven insights. Improved retention metrics by 85% with video consultation using WebRTC on web&mobile apps.
  • Led Power2DM, an awarded Horizon2020 project (five million Euros) for large-scale R&D, product work, and business planning on a mobile and web app for predictive diabetes management. The web and mobile apps had advanced machine learning analytics.
  • Created an award-winning website on science and technology at 14 years of age from the ground up.

Expertise

Employment

  • Founder, VP of Product

    2018 - PRESENT
    Fermi.xyz
    • Provided product and engineering management expertise to innovative projects in fintech and healthcare. Focused on agile, lean, and design thinking applied to R&D in machine learning, blockchain and distributed systems, development and system design.
    • Explored methods to leverage decentralized technologies for healthcare, fintech, research, and trusted computing.
    • Advised teams and invested in startups. Member of the Blockchain for Science think tank.
  • Director of Software Solutions, US and EU

    2015 - 2017
    iHealth Labs
    • Built enterprise Software-as-a-Service and mobile solutions for tele-health in the US, Europe, and Asia. Responsible for B2B SaaS, in charge of product management and recruiting and managing the development team. Directly managed 12 people.
    • Implemented a HIPAA and EU data compliance strategy with HL7 FHIR. Prioritized features after data-driven insights—integrated mobile apps with Bluetooth digital health wearables and medical devices.
    • Improved retention metrics by 85% by building video consultation features using WebRTC.
    • Led the Power2DM project (five million Euros) for large-scale R&D, product work, APIs integration and business planning on a mobile and web application for predictive diabetes management.
    • Built web apps with React, Node.js, GraphQL, MongoDB, and mobile apps with React Native, Bluetooth medical devices, wearables integration, and machine learning analytics.
  • Founder, CEO

    2014 - 2015
    Science.cx
    • Built a business and SaaS product focusing on the paper lifecycle for researchers.
    • Invited to several conferences, including Sage Bionetworks (Apple ResearchKit), LeWeb, WikiMania, SIS-RRI, and others.
    • Participated in a startup accelerator. Won startup grant and awards.
  • CTO

    2004 - 2012
    EuroPhD
    • Spearheaded the IT strategy of this EU-funded international doctorate program and research lab. Oversaw product management for an in-house e-learning platform built with WebObjects, while managing professionals working for a third-party.
    • Advocated, deployed, and customized (with XSLT) a Google Mini search appliance, which led to a 70% increase in accuracy and responsiveness.
    • Planned and deployed an enterprise-grade private cloud by installing and customizing Synology NAS rack and home servers, increasing speed by 36%, and reliability by 40% as well as maintainability.
    • Advised on the data visualization course with Tableau.
  • Founder, Creator

    1999 - 2009
    La mela di Newton
    • Created an award-winning website on science and technology at 14 years of age from the ground up.
    • Learned HTML, CSS, server-side scripting and deployments, Unix and macOS X server administration, web marketing, community-building, video streaming, and online education technologies.
    • Won several international awards in Europe and abroad.
  • International Juror

    2003 - 2008
    Pirelli
    • Member of the Next Internet Award panel together with MIT Media Lab director Walter Bender.
    • Part of an international jury panel, which included Nobel Prize winners, top researchers, and business managers.
    • Learned team play, evaluation of top-tier research projects, and innovations in several fields.

Project History

  • iHealth Next
    Led product management and implementation of SaaS, apps, HIPAA and EU data compliance strategy with HL7 FHIR. Prioritized features after data-driven insights. Improved retention metrics by 85% with video consultation using WebRTC on web&mobile apps.

    Developed a Software-as-a-Service and mobile solutions for tele-health, including population health with vital signs monitoring and diabetes management. Spearheaded product management and directly managed 12 people. Regions covered were the US, EU, China, and Singapore.

  • Power2DM
    Led Power2DM, an awarded Horizon2020 project (five million Euros) for large-scale R&D, product work, and business planning on a mobile and web app for predictive diabetes management. The web and mobile apps had advanced machine learning analytics.

    Oversaw the delivery of the Bluetooth glucometer integration, software integration, and built the full mobile solution (iOS and Android apps) for patients. I managed the implementation of the app with my team and the overall project for iHealth, HL7 FHIR integration.

  • La mela di Newton
    Created an award-winning website on science and technology at 14 years of age from the ground up.

    "Newton's apple" aimed at solving the problem of the public's understanding of science, especially among young students. Together with articles and book reviews, the site included pioneering dynamic applications for a links directory, a discussion forum, video streaming of lectures and interviews powered by QuickTime Streaming Server, a calendar for conferences and events, online chatrooms, a space for educators to self-publish their work, partnerships with third-parties to order books online and buy customized merchandising for marketing and community-building purposes.

Education

  • Big Data Certification in Computer Science
    2015 - 2016
    MIT - Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Product Management Certification in Business Administration
    2015 - 2016
    Stanford University - Palo Alto, California, USA
  • Graduate Studies Program in Exponential Technologies and Entrepreneurship
    2013 - 2013
    Singularity University - Silicon Valley, California, USA
  • Master of Science degree (summa cum laude) in Computer Science
    2008 - 2013
    Sapienza University - Rome, Italy

Certifications

  • Segment Certified Partner
    OCTOBER 2020 - PRESENT
    Segment.com
  • Exponential Organizations Advisor
    JULY 2019 - PRESENT
    ExO Works
  • Tackling the Challenges of Big Data
    DECEMBER 2016 - PRESENT
    MIT
  • The Art and Science of Product Management
    DECEMBER 2016 - PRESENT
    Stanford University

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