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

Genene Kleppe

Chief Executive Officer at
Digital Twinning Australia

Michelle Perugini

Co-Founder and CEO at
Presagen and Life Whisperer

Scott Fleming

Finance Executive
& Non Executive Director

Wayne Agutter

General Manager Civil Solutions
at Saab Australia

Taffy Horwood

Independent consultant

Academic Advisory Board

Asst. Prof. Adam Ghandar

Southern University
of Science & Technology

Prof. Graham Kendall

The University of Nottingham

Dr. Per Kristian Lehre

University of Birmingham

Dr. Lyndon While

The University of Western

Prof. Xin Yao

University of Birmingham

Prof. Frank Neumann

The University of Adelaide

Prof. Simon Lucas

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

A platform created to solve some of the most complicated problem small and large organisation will face.

One platform, endless applications.


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.

  25% Machine utilisation
  5x Faster schedule creation
 Seamless schedule adjustments
 Prioritisation of urgent runs
 Production of final reports

“Daitum’s optimisation tool has opened up resourcing options we never knew existed, helping us speed up our operations significantly.”

Will Walker, Laboratory Operations Manager

 8% fewer hours rostered
 Fully compliant rosters
 Faster to build roster (saving 4-12 hr per week)

 Systemisation Analytics across all centres

“I no longer dread rostering and now spend the valuable time saved with parents and children instead.”

Guardian Service Manager

   Time taken picking materials
   32% Overhead access
   25% Distance travelled

“Daitum were able to build a system that meets our warehouse needs and they just understood how our business operates and incorporated all those business rules into the system.”

Antony Muller, Salvage Officer

Burnside Hospital

 6x faster roster build
  5x Faster schedule creation
 36% improvement in desired skill mixes
 Deployed across 3 clinical specialities with different rule sets
 Under 4 months payback period

Healthcare AI Rostering

The time taken to produce the fortnightly roster has been drastically reduced, allowing my valuable time to be utilised in other key areas.

Wendy Gray, Clinical Manager

  32% Overhead access
 Systemised processes
  Key person risk
  Planning time
  Planning consistency

“Daitum has helped us streamline how we schedule our deliveries and pick-ups, turning a manual process into an automated, optimised and data driven one.”

Greg Pattinson, CEO Foodbank SA

 10x review process
 24x historical data
 $2.6 million constrained capital

 Consistent decision making

Warehouse Automated Rostering

Daitum’s inventory optimisation showed us how reviewing the entire stock holding reveals just how much you can reduce stock levels without compromising availability KPI’s.

Andrew Dilena, Logistics & Operations Manager

 Saving more than 10 hours a week on rostering
 Eliminate overstaffing and avoiding unnecessary wage expenses
 Unbiased rosters
 Determining the most efficient staffing profile pre-opening
 Redirecting funds from admin to staff wellbeing

Early Learning Automated Rostering

“Childcare rostering is so complex a human can’t even get close to what Daitum can do.”

Megan Black, General Manager

 10x faster review process
 24x historical data
 36% improvement in desired skill mixes
 Deployed across 3 clinical specialities with different rule sets
 Under 4 months payback period

Automated Rostering Software

In asking Daitum to fix one problem they came up with ideas to fix more than that problem, which was really good.

Andrew Dilena, Logistics & Operations Manager

See our Platform in Action


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