Gabriele Picco

Co-Founder & CTO at Magicblock

Passionate about Blockchain, Game development, Artificial Intelligence and Water Polo.


  • Magicblock

    Co-Founder & CTO

    • Magicblock is a Web3 gaming infrastructure facilitating the next generation of on-chain games.
    • Building Bolt, a framework for full-on-chain games on the SVM.
  • IBM

    Research Software Engineer

    • Artificial Intelligence For Accelerated Discovery
    • Rules Extraction, Ontology, Reasoning, Representation Learning
    • Development and improvement of natural language processing s.o.t.a. algorithms applied to healthcare and fraud detection. Publications in prestigious conferences such as MedInfo, ACL, EMNLP, NeurIPS and filing of more than 5 related patents
    • Pytorch, Full stack development, CI/CD, Kubernetes deployment and team scrum master
  • Aliby

    Co-Founder & Developer

    • Platform to automate shared rentals at 360 degrees
  • VirtualGym

    Co-Founder & Developer

    • Real-time platform for online video-chat fitness training
  • Cloud4Wi

    Machine Learning Intern

    • Implementation of algorithms for automatic customer analysis and churn prediction (with a recurrent neural network)
    • Development of a neural network for indoor geolocation

    Founder & Developer

    • News aggregator based on the HN community
    • Development with Angular and lambda functions
  • Automatune

    Creator & Developer

    • Development of a Procedural Music Editor
    • Publishing on Google Play Store and Itunes Connect
  • Nookfolk

    Creator & Lead Developer

    • Development of a smart article aggregator (website and Android native App)
    • Full Stack implementation: MEAN (Mongo, Express, Angular, Node.js)
    • Integration of machine learning techniques for page and user analysis: Collaborative Filtering, Clustering, Classification and Topics Extraction (LDA)
  • Pamman

    Creator & Developer

    • Pamman videogame development in collaboration with a musical band for audio and sound
    • Integration with Play Games Services and Game Center
    • Publishing and Promotion on Google Play Store and Itunes Connect, 2200 Downloads
  • DroidSms

    Creator & Developer

    • Development of an Android native application for the intelligent management and automation of messages
    • Publishing and Promotion on Google Play Store, 200 Downloads
  • Number 777

    Creator & Developer

    • Number 777 videogame development with UNITY3D and C#
    • Integration with Play Games Services and Game Center
    • Publishing and Promotion on Google Play Store and Itunes Connect, 700 Downloads
  • Esprimo

    Software Developer Intern

    Cuneo, Italy
    • One website development and two website updates (HTML, CSS and WordPress)
    • CMS and relational database setup and configuration
  • HitchRun

    Creator & Developer

    • Hitchrun videogame development with LIBGDX
    • Integration with Play Games Services
    • Publishing and Promotion on Google Play Store, 600 Downloads
  • BIGSrl

    Software Developer Intern

    Cuneo, Italy
    • Development of part of a IOS and Android application for home automation management
    • Setup and configuration, for two customers, of servers for home automation


High school

Industrial Technical Institute of Cuneo
2008 - 2013

Computer Science
94 / 100

University of Turin

Department of Computer Science
2014 - 2017

Bachelor degree in Computer Science
110/110 cum laude

University of Turin

Department of Computer Science
2017 - 2019

Master degree in Computer Science
Major in Artificial Intelligence
110/110 cum laude and mention for exceptional curriculum


Machine Learning
April 2017

Online course authorized by Stanford University

Professional Skills

C/C++ Java Swift Python C# Rust Kotlin Javascript Haskell HTML CSS Node.js MongoDB SQL PHP Angular React Git Pytorch Tensorflow ScikitLearn MATLAB Unity3D



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About me

Passionate about Computer Science, technology, business and water polo.
I am particularly interested in distributed systems and artificial intelligence: studying and integrating machine learning systems (supervised and unsupervised learning).
I like to develop application and video games for mobile devices, study businness and systems to promote projects.


City: Remote, On-Chain


Phone: +39 366 2145 994