Martin’s career has spanned over forty years in the Information & Communications Technology industry. He has held board and senior management positions with major ICT service providers in the United Kingdom and Australia. He spent seven years as a board member of the Victorian Branch of the Australian Information Industries Association, focusing on the development of ICT policy for small to medium businesses.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Steven has held the role of Chief Financial Officer in large engineering, construction and systems integration companies in the UK and Australia. From 1987 he was CFO for Praxa Limited and was responsible for the design and implementation of the financial and project accounting systems that enabled Praxa to grow from an organisation of 90 staff to over 600 staff managing complex IT development and systems integration projects. More recently he was Managing Director of EssNet Australia, a subsidiary of EssNet AB in Sweden, one of the largest suppliers of lottery systems worldwide.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Peter has more than thirty year’s industry experience in leading teams to develop and install business solutions in major Australian and New Zealand enterprises. In 1987 Peter started his own software development company to provide custom vertical solutions to companies in Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and the United States. By 2003 Open Source solutions became a compelling case and by 2007 Peter had architected and supervised the development of the Adaxa Suite: a fully integrated, enterprise grade suite of pure open source solutions.
Chief Executive Officer Adaxa USA Operations
Joel brings to Adaxa 18 years in the IT industry. As COO of Idalica, he assembled a team of experienced ERP consultants and developers, and drove the design of the ADempiere ERP system. This contribution grew the company from ground level to peak revenues of $2.4 million. Joel’s previous experience includes project management developing a web application with a $9 million annual ROI on process improvement, as well as SAP implementation and upgrades using the ASAP methodology, resulting in a measurable return on a multimillion dollar implementation in less than one year.
Senior Project Manager
Joel Hoffman has over 15 years of experience with large software solutions, with many of those years focused on SAP implementations and data warehousing. Since 2006 he has focused on emerging open-source solutions, primarily ADempiere and Compiere. He has led projects ranging from streamlining manufacturing processes to developing custom web stores with payment and shipping integration. Joel has also integrated EDI partners into many local ADempiere installations, supporting EDI transactions with major vendors such as Amazon, Nordstrom, and Home Shopping Network.
Director of Education and Marketing
Chuck is an engineer with more than twelve years experience managing multi-national enterprise software, personnel and services. In 2003 Chuck was introduced to aDempiere. Regarding this open source ERP package, he has said “It did not take long for me to see the potential for aDempiere to positively impact mid-sized businesses performing assembly and distribution” In addition to serving as the Project Manager for the ERP implementation at Velocity Electronics, Chuck was also the company’s Director of Information Technology from 2001 to 2011.
Ross has recently joined Adaxa with over 12 years in light manufacturing and distribution industries. Most recently with Composite One a multimillion dollar International Distribution Company based out of Chicago, IL. Ross bring us extensive experience in logistics, transportation and warehousing.
With a background in Engineering and Manufacturing, David bring over 7 years experience in developing and implementing ERP systems in manufacturng and retail companies, to the Adaxa team. A long time advocate of open source, David has experience in integrating many OS technologies in to business solutions, including VOIP (Asterisk), CMS (Joomla) and CRM systems. Prior to joining Adaxa David has worked in many roles, including IT management, network engineering (Cisco) and programming.
Senior Technical Consultant
Paul is an active developer in the ADempiere project, committing many bug fixes as well as several new features to ADempiere, including improvements to Financial Reporting, a Touchscreen Point of Sale (POS) and Drop Shipments. Paul represented Adaxa at the second European ADempiere Conference where he met members of the ADempiere community in person, strengthening Adaxa’s ties built through participation in forums and discussions.
Senior Technical Consultant
Jacken has been in the business of implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions for the last 15 years. The last few years he has taken project support role in providing business and systems integration services to companies implementing open source ERP (ADempiere), and integration to content management system (Drupal). His functional expertise is in distribution and manufacturing system business processes.