Launched in 2014, the Makr Shakr Company aims to empower people with new robotic  interactions, especially in the food and beverage sector. The company is dedicated to three core values: creativity, simplicity, enjoyment.

The Makr Shakr bar system was designed by award-winning practice Carlo Ratti Associati, combining future robotics with Italian design roots. The recipient of many awards – including D&AD and Core77 – it was developed in the city of Torino, Italy, the birthplace of Vermouth. Today Makr Shakr bar system continues with cocktail innovation.

  Emanuele Rossetti

Emanuele Rossetti is an Italian engineer educated at Politecnico di Torino and “City of London Polytechnic” (UK). He helds a PhD in Applied Mechanics and has taught robot’s mechanics at Politecnico di Torino (IT). He joined Makr Shakr team with the aim to bring it to the moon and back.

Alessandro Incisa

Educated in Italy, Australia and China, Alessandro is a Mechanical and Production Engineer who brings meticulous attention to the creative movements of the robots and their performance.

Filippo Zanotto

Grown and educated in Turin, Filippo graduated in Engineering and Management from Politecnico di Torino, with a specialization in Finance. After having worked for sport and entertainment associations, he now aims at bringing the Makr Shakr On the Road cocktail trip as far as possible.

Lorenzo Risitano

Lorenzo is a Management Engineer graduated at Politecnico di Torino. He worked in the management field both in Piedmont and Sicily. Makr Shakr’s procurement and logistics are his daily bread.

Edoardo Bosio

Graduated in Engineering and Management at the Politecnico di Torino, Edoardo masters the robots and their communications in order to have the tastiest cocktails at light speed.

Vittorio Cravino

Graduated from Politecnico di Torino, after some international experience in Eindhoven, architect and craftsman Vittorio joins the team as project construction manager.

Paola Lombardo

Paola is at the heart of Makr Shakr team’s organization. She ensures that all is smooth and organized. Without her the office would be a chaotic mess.

Laura Soddu

Graduated from Politecnico of Torino, she is the core of our developers team. Laura helps the magic come true.

We are hiring!

Makr Shakr is looking for exceptionally talented individuals in the fields of mechatronics, mechanical engineering, industrial design – and mixology of course. Could it be you? Send us your resume and a short statement to

Carlo Ratti

Architect, engineer and Director of MIT SENSEable City Lab, Carlo is a living creative visionary. Named by FastCo one of the “50 Most Influential Designers in America” and Wired “Smart List 2012: 50 people who will change the world”.

Assaf Biderman

Physicist and designer, he is a co-inventor of the Copenhagen Wheel and Associate Director of the SENSEable City Lab at MIT.