About Us

More Than 30 Years of Delivering Successful Software Solutions

Our Story

Adept Business Systems was built on a foundation of customised development of business applications and deep expertise in financial accounting, inventory and supply chain management. Around the millennium, we diversified our strategy to include commercial property management and later developed innovative new CRM technology.

Throughout our history, our key strength has been an ability to combine a deep understanding of technologies such as databases, CRM, networking and the web, with rich knowledge in the vertical industries and applications we supply and service.

Our company has grown to become one of Australia's leading software development companies. A strong commitment to Research and Development ensures our products remain at the leading edge of technology. Cloud-based applications, mobility and new approaches to digital marketing in areas such as responsive web design allow us to offer our customers a competitive advantage in an ever-changing business climate.

Our Team

Steve Clark

Chief Executive Officer

Steve Clark has an accomplished track record in the international software industry. He is best known as the founding Managing Director of Oracle Australia and the founding Vice President of Oracle Asia-Pacific. At Oracle, he achieved the award of Most Valuable Player in the International Division. As well as Asia–Pacific, Steve has management experience in the Americas and EMEA.

Andrew Killen

Director of Sales

Andrew Killen was a founding member of Oracle Australia's management team and instrumental in driving spectacular growth thereafter in Australia and Asia. As Vice President of Oracle University Asia–Pacific, he was responsible for a team of over 400 people assisting clients with accelerated adoption of Oracle's products in the Asia–Pacific region.

Steve Oades

Chief Designer of Surga Central

Steve Oades has been designing software applications at Adept for over 15 years. He designed and managed development of Adept’s first-generation product for commercial property sales and leasing and has extensive domain knowledge of commercial real estate.

Abbas Naderi

Technical Team Leader

Abbas leads the Surga Central development team and has over 14 years of software development experience. A specialist in database, web and integration technology, he has a proven track record of success in enterprise application development.

Mei Ang

Senior Project Leader

With over 16 years of experience, Mei specialises in customised development of ERP applications. Her vertical expertise encompasses a diverse range of markets, especially those in automotive, foods and wholesale distribution.

Gary Clark

Director, Surga Central UK

Gary started his career with Adept as sales and marketing executive and has since risen to the position of UK/EU Director with the responsibility of overseeing Surga Central’s European division. Gary has an extensive background in the Proptech and Software sector as well as several years’ experience operating his own business in Japan. Gary is a Chartered Marketer and a graduate in International Marketing from Birmingham Business School.