La Marzocco Out of the Box: Livestream

17-19 October

'La Marzocco Out of the Box (OOTB) is about celebrating our originality and providing our distribution network, their end customers, coffee shop owners, baristas, trade professionals and industry friends with a snapshot of who we are, as well as the path our company is taking in terms of product innovation.'


For those of you who will not be able to join the La Marzocco team in Milan, please tune in to this website and stream the most important moments of the 3 day event, beginning at 7 pm (+1GMT) on Thursday, October 17.

Speaker Line Up

Luca Trazzi - La Marzocco Design, Moving Forward

Luca Trazzi is a practicing Italian designer and has designed a series of products of design and furnishings for a number of European companies, including: Audi, Barilla, Chicco, Fiorucci, Fiat, Guzzini, Illy, Porsche, Martini, Swatch, among others. (with Piero Bambi)
Friday 10:00 | Saturday 14:00 (Toscana Ballroom)

Piero Bambi - La Marzocco Design, Moving Forward

As a young man, Piero began working at the family company, La Marzocco, first as a technician in support of those working on the shop floor and later in the design of every La Marzocco machine. Today he is Honorary President of La Marzocco. (with Luca Trazzi) Friday 10:00 | Saturday 14:00 (Toscana Ballroom)

Paul Schilperoord - The Return Of The Lever Espresso Machine

An industrial designer and internationally published author, Paul specialized in innovative design & technology.
Friday 11:00 | Saturday 15:00 (Toscana Ballroom)

Francesco Illy - Caffè Firenze, An Innovative Brewing Method

Vice president of Gruppo Illy SpA, Francesco Illy sits on the Board of Directors of the Ernesto Illy Foundation, which is dedicated to cultivating and developing knowledge, ethics and sustainability as absolute values, as well as research. (with Alessandro Parenti from the University of Florence)
Friday 12:00 | Saturday 16:00 (Toscana Ballroom)

Marco Rosetti - All In-novation, A Manner Of Being

An occupational psychologist, he is an expert in adult learning processes and is mainly engaged in consulting projects concerning product, process and service innovations.
Friday 14:00 | Saturday 10:00 (Toscana Ballroom)

Tim Schilling - World Coffee Research

Tim is the Executive Director of World Coffee Research, a collaborative research and development program of the global coffee industry to grow, improve, and protect supplies of quality coffee to fuel the growth of the dynamic coffee industry that directly affects the livelihoods of over 100 million people globally.
Friday 14:00 | Saturday 12:00 (Sala Scarperia)

Jeffrey Young - European Coffee Trends

Jeffrey is the Managing Director of Allegra Strategies Limited, a leading-edge London based research and strategy consulting firm specializing in specialty coffee and sustainability.
Friday 15:00 | Saturday 11:00 (Toscana Ballroom)

Thomas Plattner - Current Concerns Facing Origin, An Approach For The Future

With a degree in agronomy from the University of Zurich, Thomas managed a coffee plantation situated in the Great Rift Valley in Tanzania for over 20 years. Today, he owns a small roasting company based in Dar es Salaam and is an expert in the cultivation of coffee as well as all aspects concerning healthy coffee growing.
Friday 15:00 | Saturday 11:00 (Sala Scarperia)

Sven Hoffmann - Interpreting La Marzocco, From Outside, Looking In

Designer and photographer, taking photos and collaborating with world renown international firms, including Red Bull. He currently heads a design studio, DESIGNBÜRO SVEN HOFFMANN, based in Hamburg, Germany, which is devoted to the brands and products the studio esteems most in a quest for the simple, the unique.
Friday 16:00 | Saturday 12:00 (Toscana Ballroom)

Maurizio Ridolfo - Interpreting La Marzocco, From Outside, Looking In

He has collaborated with musical festivals and events, including: Nokia Trends Lab, Bicycle Film Festival Milano, Jazz Re:Found, Goa-Boa, Gusto Dopa al Sole, Red Bull BC One Italia, Battle of The Year, SoundClash, World Hip Hop Dance Championship, Mei (Meeting Etichette Indipendenti), IDA (International DJ Association), Tecniche Perfette.
Friday 16:00 | Saturday 12:00 (Toscana Ballroom)

Raffaele Sangiovanni - Interpreting La Marzocco, From Outside, Looking In

Raffaele made his debut in this role producing the MTV Europe Music Awards in Berlin as well as U2's concert at the Brandenburg Gate. In 2012, he left MTV for his own start-up, opening Taglio, a coffee shop, food store and much more.
Friday 16:00 | Saturday 12:00 (Toscana Ballroom)

David Griswold - Bridging The Gap Between Farmer And Roaster

David is the President of Sustainable Harvest Coffee, investing in training and development in coffee communities to bring high quality, reliable and traceable product to coffee roasters in the United States and Europe.
Special Guest of Honor and Saturday Night keynote