Delivering Great New Things for over 20 years!
XENON assists complex teams and organisations to do great new things. With over two decades of experience in designing and deploying supercomputers, servers and HPC clusters under their belt, XENON has become the leader in high performance computing, storage and artificial intelligence solutions.
Now expanded to become the XENON Technology Group, the company applies the same philosophy to solutions across a growing variety of demanding environments. Together with their customers they tackle new frontiers, look for emerging technologies, and above all stand confidently behind their products and services with a highly talented Managed Service team.
The XENON Technology Group has built a reputation on tackling the most difficult problems, always looking for a chance to break new ground wherever high performance is required.
We assist complex teams and organisations to do great new things.
- Dragan Dimitrovici CEO & FOUNDERDragan Dimitrovici CEO & FOUNDER
Dragan’s ingenuity and enterprising instinct have always led him to think big.
In 1996 at the age of 21, he established XENON Systems to capitalise on the opportunity to sell quality, locally assembled computer hardware. Since then, Dragan’s strategic foresight, technical excellence, and passion for new and imaginative technology use, has propelled XENON from a small-box mover to an award-winning supercomputing company.
Today, the XENON Technology Group comprises of the original XENON Systems (computer hardware), MEDIAPROXY (complete solutions for the monitoring and logging of rich-media to broadcasters, IPTV, cable and satellite providers from around the world), XDT (solutions for high-speed data transfers and frame review for film post-production works) and XENOptics (solutions for fibre automation).
Dragan is recognised by the Australian business community as a thought leader in technology, and has won the Melbourne Business Award for Innovation & Enterprise in 2005 and was an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Southern Region Finalist in 2006.
Dragan attended the University of Melbourne in Information Management and is a certified Intel Server Integration Specialist.
- Dr Werner Scholz CTO & Head of R&D, XENON GroupDr Werner Scholz CTO & Head of R&D, XENON Group
Werner is always looking for the best technologies and solutions.
With a background in nanotechnology and expertise in computational science and high performance computing systems, Werner brings his experience from leading edge research and development organizations in Europe and the US to XENON. At XENON he is responsible for product design, research and development and the technical team, who delivers XENON’s new products and solutions.
Werner has more than 15 years experience with high performance computing systems – from individual workstations and storage servers to massively parallel HPC clusters and large storage systems. He is also the developer of an open source finite element simulation package, which uses MPI, OpenMP, and GPU parallelization techniques. It is in use by academic and industrial research organizations around the world.
Werner has a PhD in physics from the Vienna University of Technology in Austria, where he specialized in computational physics and magnetic materials. He is the author of more than 80 journal articles in the area of computational physics and magnetic nanostructures and co-inventor of 12 patents related to magnetic storage technologies.
- Shane Wallis CFOShane Wallis CFO
Shane serves as XENON’s CFO and is responsible for the financial affairs of the XENON Technology Group across Australia and Asia. Shane is an accomplished finance professional with over 25 years industry experience. He spent the first part of his career working for a multinational firm in various finance roles, including an international secondment.
Prior to joining XENON, Shane was the CFO of a firm that manufactured and distributed products and capital equipment for the construction industry across Australia and New Zealand. Along with the financial responsibilities of the role, this tenure enabled Shane to gain valuable insight on the commercial aspects of business, working closely with other divisions including sales, operations, administration and marketing, and reporting to the Board.
In his spare time, Shane enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to music, gardening and supporting the Western Bulldogs!
- Michael Shing ANZ Sales ManagerMichael Shing ANZ Sales Manager
Michael builds lasting relationships and is a valued and trusted partner of our customers.
Michael has over 20 years experience in IT, primarily in the fields of data management and data workflows in large complex environments. Michael has worked in a variety of roles in his career, from telemarketing to account management, territory management and sales management – across local and international businesses, both systems integrators and international hardware vendors.
This diverse experience allows Michael to cut through the noise and build practical solutions to customer’s problems that deliver over the short and long term. And he does this with a relaxed, fun approach that makes it easy to tackle the most complex data management issues.
Michael’s strong and meaningful relationships with customers and partners embody the true meaning of the words “treat people the way you like to be treated”.
Michael also has an abiding passion for cooking and good food, born in his early days in the family Chinese restaurant in regional NSW.
- Jon Tinberg Marketing ManagerJon Tinberg Marketing Manager
Jon loves telling the XENON story and bringing our message to the market.
In a diverse IT career over the last twenty years, Jon has worked in infrastructure, cloud, managed services, software as a service, and IT education … across roles in marketing, sales and management. This diverse experience informs an innovative and outcome focused approach to Jon’s marketing practice.
Jon has a BA in Economics from University of Michigan, a Masters from University of Technology Sydney, and has three patents to his name. Outside of work, you’ll find Jon enjoying sailing on Pittwater with his family, or learning a new song on his guitar.
- Vita Calabrese People and CultureVita Calabrese People and Culture
Vita Calabrese is XENON’s People & Culture Manager. Vita is a founding member of the XENON Technology Group who served as XENON’s Marketing Manager for over 20 years. During this time she contributed and watched XENON grow from a small team of three, to a thriving innovative technology organisation spanning across 3 continents. How does a company achieve success at this level? It is all about the PEOPLE! Vita is passionate about creating a dynamic, honest workplace culture where all team members have an opportunity to learn, contribute and be rewarded.
In her spare time Vita loves spending time with her family and going out for long nature walks.
Case StudiesSee All
- XENON and CSL – Accelerating Research Outcomes
XENON + CSL – Accelerating biotech research! XENON delivers a new HPC cluster for CSL which reduces data analytics from days to hours, and research results are 50% faster even though data is now petabyte scale.
- RMIT Racing – 2020 Update
RMIT Racing is a committed group of engineering students who are applying their skills to the challenges of the race track since 1999. XENON is pleased to support RMIT Racing with HPC cluster nodes for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
- XENON Helps Harrison AI Democratise Reproductive Healthcare Through Artificial Intelligence
XENON assisted Harrison AI with GPU technology that enabled a new cutting-edge monitoring technique. “Essentially as a team, we have reduced the time and improved the accuracy of a process that can be both agonising and time critical.”