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 Martini and Vermouth. Today Makr Shakr bar system continues with cocktail innovation.
Giovanni de Niederhäusern
Designer and Project Manager, he holds a MBA from Rome’s LUISS and he has been a Research Affiliate at the MIT Senseable City Lab. He brings strong and detailed skills in Project and Business Management.
Damiano’s family name decided his fate early on. He is in fact a GUI – Graphical User Interface designer – and more generally the interaction whizz behind the Makr Shakr user experience. He studied at the IUAV University of Venice and was a researcher at the MIT.
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.
Graduated in Mechanical engineering, Alfredo worked for FABtotum, an innovative 3D printing company which run one of the most successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in Europe. He guarantees the precision of our system performance.
Saverio discovered cocktails after hours while studying at Harvard University, where he graduated with a Master in design. He is now making sure that Makr Shakr is as beautiful and efficient as you wish.
Lorenzo is a managment 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.
Grown and educated in Turin, Filippo graduated in engineering and management from the 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Physicist and designer, he is a co-inventor of the Copenhagen Wheel and Associate Director of the SENSEable City Lab at MIT.
Technology enthusiast and computer geek, Michael graduated with a degree in Astronomy and Astrophysics from Harvard University. He brings over 20 years of network engineering and systems analysis experience to the team.
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 List2012: 50 people who will change the world”.