Who we are

Optimice was founded in 2004 with the objective of improving, or optimising, collaboration and networking between professionals.

Our mission is to facilitate the development of valuable business relationships.

We have deep experience in improving business relationships at both individual, organisational and inter-organisational levels. 

Key People

Cai Kjaer, LL.M, Partner (Sydney)
Cai Kjaer Photo Cai has deep experience in Business Relationships, Knowledge and Information Management, Collaboration and Organisational and Value Network Analysis. For the past 12 years has worked in both internal and client-facing roles. He has consulted extensively to organisations in both public and private sector, as well as presented conferences in Australia and abroad. Cai was previously a Principal Consultant with Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), General Manager (ANZ) for Implementation Management Associates and is a founding partner in Optimice. He has extensive experience in senior consulting, change leadership, and implementation roles successfully delivering large-scale global business transformation projects.

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Email: cai.kjaer@optimice.com.au
Mobile: +61 411 569 694

Dr Laurence Lock Lee, Partner (Newcastle)
LLL PhotoLaurie is a well-known Australian expert in Knowledge Management. He is also internationally recognised as a leading practitioner in Social Network Analysis for organisational change, having conducted projects in Australia, USA, Europe, Asia and the UK. With many years of experience in different roles ranging from research to consulting, Laurie completed his PhD research on corporate social capital effects on share market performance. He has published 2 books and over 40 articles and book chapters. He was previously a Principal Consultant with Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC).

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Email: llocklee@optimice.com.au
Mobile: +61 407 001 628

Marianne Kjaer, M.Sc, Partner, Finance & Operations (Sydney)
Marianne is leading all financial and operational activities at Optimice. She has moved from administering large council budgets to operating Optimice. She brings a wealth of experience in delivering our clients a seemless and efficient service. Marianne holds a Master of Political Science from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Email: marianne.kjaer@optimice.com.au
Mobile: +61 416 254 515

David Banks, Advisory Consultant (Sydney)
David worked under his mentor, Dr John Galloway as head of customer relationship at NetMap Analytics, a formidable data visualisation technology designed to simplify the complex and reveal valuable insights. He dealt with Board level and C-Suite executives, constructed and provided ‘pro-active’ fraud solutions across public and private sectors. His experience includes addressing business process compromise across forensic accounting, credit card and AML, insurance claims, telecommunications, insider threat and unstructured data analysis with intelligence agencies in Israel, USA, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Email: david.banks@optimice.com.au
Mobile: +61 403 802 009

Paul Williamson, Lead Software Developer
Paul has more than 20 years experience in software development and has developed Optimice's unique interactive mapping and analytics tools. He covers any range of 3, 4 or even 5 letter acronyms which 99.9% of the population is blisfully unaware of.

Email: paul.williamson@optimice.com.au
Phone: +612 9868 2595

Leverage Partners

Optimice's tools, products and methodologies are applied globally through a series of leverage partners. We call them 'leverage' partners as they incorporate Optimice's Organisational Network Analysis into their existing services leveraging our intellectual property.

If you are interested in partnering with Optimice please contact us.

OpenKnowledge logo

Italian-based OpenKnowledge's mission is to improve the competitiveness and capacity to innovate, managing learning and knowledge. They support organsations in the management of knowledge and in the development of its people, innovating the models in the organization as well as the various approaches for collaborating with Web 2.0.

Based in Isreal, Organisational Intelligence emerged from the Complex Adaptive System inquiry domain and became the expert Israeli Management Consultancy firm. It specializes at the core of complexity management in its large and medium-sized organization clients, including sharp operational crises stabilization and chaos taken in order.

The Hargraves Institute was founded in July 2006 to provide a unique and exclusive community of major Australian enterprises to share knowledge, wisdom and experience in a non-competitive environment for the purpose of growth and development.

Ripple Effect is Asia Pacific's leading social business consultancy, we help organisations make the most of social technologies to engage people and improve business performance.
Since 1999, IECL has been training professional coaches and inspiring and developing leaders in organisations throughout Australia and the Asia Pacific region.
Future iQ Partners is a consulting and product design company, specializing in helping organisations, industries and regions plan and create their future.
St James Ethics Centre is an independent not-for-profit that provides an open forum for the exploration of ethical questions. They provide practical support to individuals and organisations to help them deal with the complex ethical questions that are part of everyday life.
Blackhall & Pearl is a specialist Board Performance and Risk Management advisory group. They guide organisations in the achievement of their board and risk objectives through a suite of unique techniques and analytics that provide insights on the outcomes that matter.

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