About us

We are a leading provider of open-source solutions for process mining and AI-driven business process improvement. Our vision is to democratize process mining by enabling organizations to achieve digital transparency and operational excellence.

We’ve helped dozens of organizations leverage the full potential of their business transactional data to enhance their productivity, product & service quality, and compliance. Our customers include leading companies in the banking, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, and government sectors. Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and with staff also located in Brisbane, Australia and in Tartu, Estonia, Apromore delivers its process mining platform and offers consultancy services worldwide via a network of international service partners.

Our process mining platform is the result of over ten years of research and innovation at The University of Melbourne (Australia), University of Tartu (Estonia) and several other universities worldwide. The research behind Apromore has attracted over USD 6.5M in research funding and obtained eight best paper awards at prestigious research conferences. The product incorporates the results of nine PhD theses and has been showcased in over one hundred scientific publications, overall collecting more than one thousand citations.

Our team consists of experienced managers, software engineers, consultants and researchers, committed to building and delivering an enterprise-grade process mining platform informed by the latest research advances.

Leadership

Prof. Marcello La Rosa, CEO and Co-Founder

Marcello is Professor of Information Systems at The University of Melbourne. He has over 15 years of research and teaching experience in the field of business process management, including 10 years in process mining. Marcello has delivered consultancy, training, and strategic advice in these fields to hundreds of practitioners in Australia and Europe. He has written over 150 publications on process mining, business process management and related topics. His textbook “Fundamentals of Business Process Management” is used by more than 250 universities worldwide. He is also the co-creator of a MOOC series on business process management, taken by 25K+ participants. Marcello has led the Apromore open-source initiative and driven its roadmap since its inception in 2009. He is now Co-Founder and CEO of Apromore Pty Ltd.


Prof. Marlon Dumas, Partnerships Manager and Co-Founder

Marlon is Professor of Information Systems at University of Tartu. For the past two decades, he has conducted research and delivered consultancy in the fields of business process management and process mining. During his career, he executed R&D projects funded by the European Research Council, the Australian Research Council, the US Army Research Lab, and several multinational companies including SAP, Microsoft, and Swedbank. His research has led to 200+ scientific publications, ten US and EU patents, and a textbook (Fundamentals of Business Process Management) used in 250+ universities worldwide. Together with this research team, he has contributed core components to the Apromore open-source product since 2011. He is now Co-Founder and Partnerships Manager at Apromore Pty Ltd.


Dr Simon Raboczi, Chief Architect and Co-Founder

Simon is a software engineer with 22 years of professional experience, including eight years developing the Apromore process mining platform. Between 2002 and 2005, Simon led the development of the Tucana Knowledge Store, which was acquired by Northrop Grumman Corporation in 2005. He then joined University of Queensland, where he contributed to several R&D projects and completed a PhD in computer science in 2011. Simon is co-author of a dozen research papers and co-inventor in two US patents. Simon is Co-Founder of Apromore Pty Ltd, where he leads the architectural design of the platform.


Dr Ilya Verenich, Chief Data Scientist and Co-Founder

Ilya is a passionate data scientist. He started his career at STACC, a leading provider of data analytics services in Estonia. He later engaged in a joint PhD project at University of Tartu and Queensland University of Technology. During his PhD studies, he developed Nirdizati: an open-source platform for predictive process monitoring, which was later integrated into Apromore. He joined the Apromore team in 2018 and has since led the development of Apromore’s data science and machine learning practice. He co-founded Apromore Pty Ltd.


Max Tay, Acting COO and Principal Consultant

Max is an experienced business process management consultant with expertise in process & decision modeling, business process architecture, process analysis, process mining, and intelligent process automation (iBPMS and RPA). He has delivered numerous consultancy services across a wide range of sectors, including financial services, telecommunications, utilities, federal and state governments. He holds a Master of Professional Accounting from The University of Melbourne, a Master of Science in Information Technology from the University of Liverpool, and a Master of Business Administration from Charles Sturt University. He is also an OMG Certified Expert in BPM (OCEB) and a Certified Business Process Professional (CBPP) by the Association of BPM Professionals. He joined Apromore in 2020 as Principal Consultant and Acting COO.

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