Grounded Solutions

Genuine value and
Qualified experts

How it Works

Business value comes from action, not the insights themselves. The Daitum SaaS optimisation platform provides users with access to a library of powerful prescriptive analytics algorithms and solution techniques, allowing them to make better decisions faster.

Executive Team



Dr. Philipp Rohlfshagen is a technical expert and problem solver. He holds a phd in computer science and is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed publications. His area of expertise spans artificial intelligence, optimisation and machine learning. He combines deep technical expertise with effective managerial skills to successfully lead teams of technical experts to deliver complex technology projects.



Dr. Luigi Barone is a senior analytics executive and internationally-recognised expert in artificial intelligence. He is the author of over 50 peer-reviewed research papers, and is the recipient of numerous awards and grants from different academic, government, and industry bodies. Luigi has previously worked in academia, large industrial software houses, small tech start-ups, IT consultancies, and non-profit organisations. He is passionate about science, problem-solving, and getting computers to do cool things.



Dr. Ian Scriven has a PHD in computer science and electrical engineering and significant commercial and academic experience in the modelling, simulation, and optimisation of complex systems.
Ian has experience in a wide variety of domains, including defence, manufacturing, food & beverage, mining, power & utilities, logistics, health, and transport. He has a proven track record in consulting, product delivery, people management, and systems engineering.



Theo Noel is an accomplished Senior Executive driving business growth across APAC, LATAM, EMEA, and Canada. Specialising in scaling SaaS Tech startups (CRM, email, Social, Mobile, Web, Analytics, AI, Data) with a keen focus on strategic People, Marketing, and GTM approaches. A seasoned leader with strong entrepreneurial acumen, adept at fostering teams and infrastructure for sustained expansion.



Mark Dean is a hands-on senior executive with a passion for all things product related. Mark has run large scale development teams over 20 years and has broad Product, Program and Project management experience across a variety of domains. Mark’s diverse experience makes him a great coach and mentor to his team, growing the next generation of leaders.

Executive Team

Andrew Row

Independent consultant
& Non Executive Director

Scott Fleming

Finance Executive
& Non Executive Director

Genene Kleppe

Chief Executive Officer at
Digital Twinning Australia

Wayne Agutter

General Manager Civil Solutions
at Saab Australia

Michelle Perugini

Co-Founder and CEO at
Presagen and Life Whisperer

Taffy Horwood

Independent consultant

Academic Advisory Board

Asst. Prof. Adam Ghandar

Southern University
of Science & Technology

Dr. Lyndon While

The University of Western

Prof. Simon Lucas

Queen Mary University
of London

Prof. Graham Kendall

The University of Nottingham


Prof. Xin Yao

University of Birmingham

Dr. Per Kristian Lehre

University of Birmingham

Prof. Frank Neumann

Queen Mary University
of London




Visit Us

Daitum moved into Lot Fourteen in late 2018. Backed by the South Australian government as well as federal and local governments, Lot Fourteen is one of the most exciting urban renewal projects in Australia.

Why Daitum

As employees and contractors are the largest single cost for many organisations, ensuring the most efficient and effective use of these resources is critical.


Increased Value

Daitum’s software is powered by world-beating, industry proven, AI algorithms.


Market Growth

Daitum’s software is powered by world beating, industry proven, AI algorithms.


Early Adoption

Daitum’s software is powered by world beating, industry proven, AI algorithms.

   8% fewer hours rostered
   Fully compliant rosters
   Faster to build rosters
       (saving 4-12 hours per week)
      Analytics across all centres

“Guardian rapidly rolled-out the Optimisation Rostering Application across all our services, with amazing results and benefits emerging within weeks. Daitum’s on-going and reliable support has been a tremendous help too.”

Liz Brooks, General Manager of Operational Efficiency, Guardian Childcare & Education

See our Platform in Action


See how easily Daitum’s AI platform can be implemented and the significant benefits that optimised decision-making solutions can deliver to your business.