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Meet the clever humans behind the tech

Countless credentials, hard earned expertise, and a passion for what we do make Datarock the leader in providing specialist services in consulting, platform development and machine learning technologies.

“Datarock has built the only team of its kind, with the right skills to deliver the next generation of tools and insights to the mining & civil engineering industries.”

Liam WebbCEO

Stephen McIntosh


Director, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) – July 2021
Non Executive Director, Chalice Mining Limited – February 2021
Non Executive Director, Australia Remote Operations for Space and Earth (AROSE) – March 2021
Chairman and Director, Datarock Holdings Pty Ltd (Datarock) – January 2022
Senior Advisor, EMR Capital Limited – May 2021
Adjunct Professor, WH Bryan Mining & Geology Research Centre, University of Queensland – September 2021
Special Advisor, Critical Minerals Consortium; Monash University – March 2021


Joe Losinno

CEO & Director

Liam Webb

Geoscientist with a demonstrated history of working in the mining & metals industry. Skilled in Mineral Exploration, Copper, Zinc, Nickel, and Exploration Management. Strong professional with a BSc Hons focused in Geophysics from University of Tasmania. Currently working as a founding director of Solve Geosolutions, a data science consultancy based in Melbourne focused on providing state of the art analytical solutions to clients in the resources industry.

Recently, Solve has formed a JV Venture called DataRock, specialising in computer vision for geological applications in mining and exploration.


Dr Michelle Carey

Michelle is a global leader of technical innovation within the mining industry. Throughout her career she has spent 20 years in senior roles for companies including BHP, WMC and ioGlobal. Over the last 8 years Michelle has held several senior leadership positions within IMDEX, leading the successful development of both hardware and software products. With a PhD in geochemistry, Michelle worked in the innovative ioGlobal team that led the way in the integration of complex mining data streams in the cloud. During her time at IMDEX Michelle has further cemented herself as a thought leader in the development of products that can realise the value from data. Michelle’s track record of taking products from creation to production will be invaluable in strategically guiding the Datarock business over the coming years.

Brenton Crawford

Brenton Crawford

Chief Geoscientist and Technologist

Emma Crowl

Emma Crowl

Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Picherit

Thomas Picherit

Chief Commercial Officer

Graeme Cox

Graeme Cox

Chief Technology Officer

Tom Carmichael

Tom Carmichael

Chief Data Scientist

Applied Science team

Dr Rian Dutch

Head of Applied Science

Mark Grujic

Principal Data Scientist and Integration Lead

Dr Eleanor Mare

Senior Data Scientist - Geochemistry

Dr Thomas Ostersen

Senior Data Scientist - Geophysics

Thomas Schaap

Data Scientist - Geophysics

Dr. Elisabeth Scibiorski

Data Scientist - Geochemistry

Dr David Briguglio

Senior Data Scientist - Geology

Javier Merrill

Data Scientist - Metallurgy

Jack Maughan

Senior Data Scientist - Geology

Dr Mahsa Paknezhad

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Dr. Mandana Ghanavati

Data Scientist - Geophysics

Dr Yasin Dagasan

Senior Data Scientist - Mine Engineering

Dr Gan Duan

Data Scientist - Geology

Yerniyaz Abildin

Data Scientist - Resource Modelling

Bhanu Voutharoja

Machine Learning Engineer

Katie Silversides

Data Scientist - Geology

Pouya Emami

Project Officer

Platform team

Carwin Zimmermann

Lead Developer

Dr Adel Foda

AI Lead

Dr Gökçen Çimen

Machine Learning Engineer

Harvey Nguyen

Data Scientist/Machine Learning Engineer

Morgan O'Neill


Dr Suman Sedai

Senior ML Engineer

Caitlin Brown


Sam Johnson

Geotechnical Engineer

Nathanael Pittaway


Erik Froese

Lead Developer

Kris Trajanoski

Senior Software Engineer

Sandra McCullough

Data Coordinator

Loic Wang

Senior Software Engineer

Cheng Luo

Senior Software Engineer

Ipsita Jena

Senior Delivery Lead

Evan Bruhn

Senior Software Engineer

Bhanu Voutharoja

Machine Learning Engineer

Luisa Herrmann

Principal Geoscientist

Luis Yanez

Geotechnical Engineer

Caroline Olsson

Senior User Experience Researcher & Designer

Sourabh Kumar

Senior Software Engineer

Rebecca Lowndes


Stephen Alpers

Business Development Manager

Reto Garo

Customer Success Lead

Maria Fracchia

Customer Success Coordinator

Tinashe Mutepfa

Senior Product Manager

Chiedozie Ihejirika

Senior Full Stack Engineer