Onset Design - Team

Steve Hunter - Managing Director

Steve founded Onset Design in 1989. Initially working with Edutech, an Autodesk developer and reseller, focus soon turned towards product integration and document management. With a background in course development at Swinburne University and seminar delivery, Steve spent three years as the editor of CAD User Australasia and Design World South East Asian magazines before becoming product manager and application engineer with Australian software distribution company CADApps. Ten years ago, Onset was registered with BlueCielo (formerly Cyco) as an AWIC (AutoManager Workflow Integration Centre) and has been working with the BlueCielo Meridian products since their inception. Today, as a BlueCielo Solution partner, Onset enjoys recognition as the Regional Partner of the Year (Asia Pacific). Steve is based in Melbourne.

Marco Russian - Senior Business Consultant

Marco joined Onset in 2010 as a professional consultant specialising in the implementation of the BlueCielo product suite. Marco comes to Onset with 4 years of BlueCielo product knowledge working as the Technical Manager with CadStation Solutions and also with 4 years of experience managing and implementing both Infrastructure and Business Systems while working with Watpac & ESRI Australia. Marco can discuss how your ECM solution will integrate within your current or planned environment and is backed by a Diploma of Information Technology & Project Management. Marco is based in Brisbane.

Deb Brownlie - Office Manager

Deb has worked with Onset since 1998 and is an MYOB Certified Consultant since 2002. She has a Bachelor of Business (Multi-discipline) through Monash University and a certificate IV in Workplace training and assessment. Deb manages BAS, payroll and BlueCielo subscriptions and is based in Melbourne.

Ruud Luttikhuizen - Buying Facilitator

Ruud joined Onset in 2013 as our Buying Facilitator and is the first point of contact for companies who have identified a need for Meridian Enterprise and our Intelligent Content Control Solutions. Ruud has more than 25 years of experience in international sales & business development and has lived and worked in 10 countries around the globe and speaks 5 languages. Prior to joining Onset, Ruud held the position of International Business Development Manager for Atrion International Inc. (acquired by IHS in 2010) in Europe, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong. Ruud heads up our Perth office.

Aaron Swain – Business Consultant

Aaron is a Business Consultant and acts as the primary contact for a number of Onset Design’s BlueCielo sites. Working with the BlueCielo product range for several years, Aaron has been engaged as a senior technical consultant with Innov8 and as an IT specialist with Demat, both based in Newcastle. Aaron holds BlueCielo accreditations with the Meridian, Publisher & Explorer product suite, in addition to a number of IT certifications.

Michael Vorobiev - Senior Developer

Michael is an experienced software developer with more than 15 years of experience and a strong background in computer science. With a primary focus on .NET, the role incorporates a range of web-based, scripting and database technologies. Web development incorporates ASP.NET MVC, Web API, C# and MS SQL Server. This technical depth assists in the delivery of tailored BlueCielo and Autodesk custom solutions. Michael is based in Melbourne.

Joseph Eskander - Senior Developer

Joseph is an experienced software developer with more than 10 years of experience and a strong background in computer science. With a primary focus on .NET, the role incorporates a range of web-based, scripting and database technologies. Web development incorporates ASP.NET MVC, Web API, C# and MS SQL Server. This technical depth assists in the delivery of tailored BlueCielo and Autodesk custom solutions. Joseph is based in Melbourne.

Sean Hunter - Senior Developer

Sean has worked with Onset on a part-time basis since 2008 and joined the company full-time in 2010. In 2009 he graduated from Swinburne University with a degree in Professional Software Development and provides strong programming support to the team. With a primary focus on .NET, the role incorporates a range of web-based, scripting and database technologies. This technical depth assists in the delivery of tailored BlueCielo and Autodesk custom solutions. Sean is based in Melbourne.

Amanda Jeffery-Stepien - Senior Business Consultant

Amanda is a Senior Business Consultant and primary contact for a number of Onset Design’s BlueCielo sites. A qualified software engineer, Amanda has seven years of experience with the BlueCielo product range and was formerly a senior technical consultant with iDox and a software engineer with Matrikon. Prior to this she worked as a project management consultant within the telecommunications industry. With a Bachelor of Engineering (Software Engineering) and a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, Amanda also holds full accreditation with the BlueCielo product suite and can discuss ECM solutions at any level. Amanda joined Onset in 2006.