Founded in 1988, Denver Technology emerged from the collaborative vision of four close friends. Their shared goal was to engage with exceptional individuals and harness their technical expertise to assist clients in the Energy and Natural Resources sector to enhance their business processes.
Since its inception, Denver Technology has evolved into a prominent Australian consultancy and technology services provider, boasting a workforce of approximately 50 professionals across our Perth & Brisbane offices. Our primary mission is to empower the Energy and Natural Resources sector through tailored technology solutions and a commitment to enhancing operational efficiency, safety, and sustainability.
Over the years, we have nurtured enduring partnerships with clients such as ATOM, BHP, bp, Sandfire Resources, Paladin Energy, Pilbara Minerals, and Covalent Lithium. These organisations share our commitment to bridging the gap between business and technology, resulting in substantial improvements across their entire value chains.
With a legacy that spans more than three decades, and strategically based in the resource-rich regions of Western Australia and Queensland, we possess a wealth of expertise in providing technology and consulting services to remote locations. Our track record speaks to our ability to navigate the unique challenges faced by businesses operating in these sectors on a daily basis.
Denver Technology has cultivated a reputation within the Energy & Natural Resources sector, known for our unwavering commitment to consistently deliver tangible business results to our valued clients.
Denver Technology specialises in seamlessly integrating people, processes, and technology to assist our clients in formulating and implementing their technology strategies. Our primary objective is to empower our clients to achieve enhanced business outcomes in a streamlined and efficient manner. We accomplish this by modernising technology, optimising operations, and fostering innovation to reduce costs and mitigate business risks.
What truly distinguishes Denver Technology is our dedicated local consulting team, boasting an average tenure of 8 years. This team has cultivated a wealth of technical expertise and industry knowledge, enabling us to execute effectively for our clients. We approach the Energy and Natural Resources sector with a unique technological perspective, and our team is no stranger to donning personal protective equipment and venturing into the field. We engage with every facet of our clients' teams, from operations and IT to maintenance, finance, and on-site logistics. This holistic approach allows us to identify and navigate the genuine business challenges that need to be addressed and resolved.
Sharing ideas across diverse skillsets and knowing what to do in any given situation because you’ve seen it and solved it before. We’ve assembled an amazingly diverse team of highly qualified, experienced business and technology specialists from resources and energy backgrounds.
Ben joined the Denver Technology team in January 2021 as the Chief Financial Officer. In August 2022, Ben was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Working closely with the board of directors and the executive team, Ben takes a hands-on approach to ensuring Denver’s operational excellence and strategic development and execution.
A chartered accountant by trade, Ben commenced his career in professional practice working in audit and corporate services at big four and middle-tier accounting firms before moving into senior finance roles within residential construction, lease management and technology.
Ben holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Finance and Professional Accounting) from Murdoch University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.
Matt brings over two decades of extensive knowledge and expertise to the sales and marketing aspects of the company, with a significant portion of his career spanning fifteen years dedicated to the energy and natural resources sector.
Known for his meticulous attention to detail and a track record of successfully translating business requirements into compelling commercial offerings, Matt is committed to gaining a profound understanding of our clients' unique needs and business priorities. This dedication ensures that our proposed solutions are not only relevant but also deliver tangible value.
Matt places a strong preference on face-to-face communication methods, emphasising the importance of direct, personal interactions with our clients. He firmly believes that cultivating enduring customer relationships hinges on providing attentive care and support.
Matt's journey with the Denver Technology team commenced in March 2011 when he joined as a Business Development Manager. Over the years, he advanced through various roles within the company, ultimately reaching the position of General Manager, Business Development & Customer Success. In this capacity, he collaborates closely with the CEO and the General Manager, Business Innovation, taking on the responsibility of shaping the company's strategic direction for sales and marketing initiatives.
In addition to his roles within Denver Technology, Matt is an active member of respected industry associations such as Austmine and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Keren joined the Denver Technology team in December 2010 as a Senior PM/BA, progressing through multiple roles, eventually to that of General Manager, Business Innovation. Working closely with the leadership team, our clients, industry experts and [importantly] our delivery teams - Keren leads our way in designing and defining fresh ideas that transform the way our business is run. She is responsible for managing our innovation culture and capability. This in turn, via our delivery teams, brings that research, experience, ideas and lessons to our clients so they too can innovate, optimise or transform.
With over twenty years experience in Technology, twelve years of which working within energy and natural resources, Keren brings a pragmatic approach to understanding and defining our clients’ challenges; and then providing solutions that deliver upon their strategic and/or personal objectives. A business is truly transformed when Innovations that deliver quantifiable value are successfully implemented.
Keren is a member of Austmine and tertiary qualified in Software Engineering and Information Systems.
Bringing a technology lens to the resources and energy domain, we have people that can put on the PPE gear and get out in the field, building relationships and uncovering details that others miss. We’re conversational and relatable, working and talking across our clients’ business to engage with everyone - maintenance managers, the CIO, operators, scaffolders, the CFO, project managers and the superintendent. We navigate to the true problem and deliver results quickly in a way that suits our client. Our key mission is to deliver successful outcomes quickly.
Our Project Methodologies deliver the best possible outcomes for our clients. Whether the project has a high level of complexity and uncertainty; needs to have stringent stages managed throughout the project lifecycle from a governance perspective; or is being deployed under tight budgeting restrictions we have the right methodology, approach, and expertise to ensure a successful outcome is achieved -allowing our clients to keep performing while they transform.
Integration of shutdown planning and scoping tools with business-critical systems - SAP, IBM Maximo, and Oracle Primavera in order to create a seamless data architecture better aligned to supporting turnaround activities.
Leveraging mobile, IoT sensors, analytics & wearable technology to deliver trusted, accurate & secure data needed for operational efficiencies & digital transformation across our clients worldwide operations. Starting from a worker safety perspective & ensuring that any systemic change reduced the risk of injury.
Adaptation of a refinery Group Global System architecture to the local legacy and new infrastructure including architecting and deployment of the new infrastructure.
Consulting and creation of an Operational Technology (OT) Cyber Security Governance Framework along with OT Cyber Security Policies and OT Security Technical Standards.
Review of the technology landscape to identify opportunities for modernisation and innovation including alignment with strategic pillars, benchmarking against other refineries, risk identification, recommendations, quick wins and actions.
Ensuring the rail Vital and Non-Vital systems have adequate backup and DR procedures in place and making recommendations for remediation of existing gaps. Identifying opportunities for consolidation onto shared services platforms and standardisation of components across the organisation.
Identifying and outlining the current state of asset lifecycle management across the IT and OT areas of key mining sites with a POC to validate an approach to improving asset lifecycle management.
Provision of a shared services platform for migration and upgrading of an FTSP application used to manage the plant network.
In the mining world, processing and corporate IT infrastructures rarely merge effectively, so this represents an extraordinarily strategic and smart move to integrate the two together to not only reduce costs but also complexity.Thierry Chabanne Manager Technology Operations & Governance
Denver’s extensive mining industry expertise meant that they can be fully involved in what is happening on the ground at our mine and make the appropriate recommendations. Whilst we had the high-level vision of what was required, we needed a specialist partner to drive the implementation and Denver was the perfect choice for us,Andrew Tan Specialist Engineer - Control Systems
We need to be in a position where we can take fast, decisive action to respond to market changes and business needs. Technology is central to increasing operational efficiency while maintaining safe work practices and reducing cost. Denver has worked with us to ensure technology initiatives and the business were in sync to take us to where we want to be.John Bolton IT Manager
The teams are all speaking your praise with comments like “Best IT project we have ever seen”, “the Denver team are great, really know their stuff”, “Looking forward to working with them at Toledo”. I appreciate the professionalism and long hours you have all put into this to make it a success and show that it is possible to deliver a successful major project in the patchwork vendor environment that we have here in the US.John O'Conner Global Digital Portfolio Owner - Manufacturing Productivity
Denver helped us to identify the IT and OT opportunities with the greatest business impact. They have a holistic view and they are prepared to do things right. They are easy to work with, flexible and approachable and have brought great value to enabling our business.Rhys Long IT Manager
This project was very high risk due to the age of the existing version, extensive software customizations, a tight budget and a fixed delivery timeline that was driven by a major upcoming TAR. The skill and experience brought to the project by the Denver team enabled the successful delivery of the project on time, under budget and within scope. Denver is an excellent organisation to work with and they deliver what they say they will deliver.John Green Manager of IT Strategy, Architecture & Project Portfolios