Who We Are
Arkturus is a New Zealand based company focused on the application of big data and artificial intelligence technologies to improve how companies do business.
Our team combines a deep blend of experience in business process analysis, continuous improvement, enterprise level systems, data science and research. Our background in business as well as academic research provides the perfect mix for developing innovative technologies and applying them to the enterprise for maximum business benefit.
Arkturus has developed its own Process Mining engine. Using this foundation we are developing a suite of Process Intelligence tools to help organisations achieve better operational efficiency today. Tomorrow, with further advances in technology, our product will form the foundation of the Enterprise Digital Twin.
Arkturus Leadership Team
Dr Athena Wu
Chief Product Officer + Analytics Director
Athena designed our Process Mining foundation, and is responsible for overall product design. She has an academic background in operations research and mathematical modelling, which is crucial for our algorithm based product. Athena specialises in Big Data, and has over 15 years experience working in banking, energy, telco, technology and consulting. She holds a PhD in Engineering Science.
Chief Technology Officer
Ilya has over 20 years experience building and managing large IT systems for clients internationally. Most recently he was Head of FX Technology in Asia for one of the major global banks, with overall responsibility for building critical, low latency trading systems for the bank's corporate and institutional clients. With his background, Ilya brings the knowledge and expertise required to build and run enterprise level solutions.
Mike has over 20 years experience in process improvement, business transformation and change management across the energy, telco, consulting, services and manufacturing industries. Most recently he was Programme Manager Continuous Improvement for a large NZ energy company. With his background, Mike brings the knowledge and experience to help organisations to improve their operational efficiency and customer experience.
Jane has over 25 years experience in building marketing and communications capability for technology companies. Her experience spans working agency and client side in a wide range of organizations and enterprises. She currently works as a Virtual CMO for several high growth NZ tech companies, including Arkturus - working closely with our sales and customer teams to ensure we build an engaging brand and successful go-to-market strategy.
Chief executive officer
James has over 25 years experience in enterprise level software and integration for large corporates and government organisations. Most recently he was CIO of a large IT services company. Originally an accountant, he brings a strong business grounding to his technical skill, and brings his knowledge of large organisations and business processes to our product direction.
Dr David Warburton
Advisory Board Chair
David is involved in company governance and strategic advisory across a range of sectors including utilities, manufacturing, construction, health, agriculture and property development. He has had a career in company leadership as Chief Executive and/or Director of various entities for over 30 years following on from ten years lecturing and research at universities in NZ and USA. He holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering.