About Us

Our Vision

AusPrime.AI is seeking to fill the intelligent technology gaps that exist in a range of market segments.

Our Mission

AusPrime.AI aims to assist businesses, not-for-profits and governments to maximise the benefits that technology can bring to their customers

Our Approach

As a full lifecycle partner, AusPrime.AI is not wedded to any proprietary solutions or systems. We aim to deliver what is best for your individual needs.

Michael Kerschbaum

Chief Executive Officer

Michael has developed strong business and Government contacts working for the Master Builders Tasmania from 2000 until 2018, the last nine years as Executive Director. In 2018, following the State Election, he was approached to work as a Senior Ministerial Adviser in the State Growth portfolio. This role expanded into State Development, Construction and Housing. In March 2022, Michael commenced as CEO of AusPrime AI; an exciting opportunity to head back into the private sector in an expanding and challenging field.

Jacquie Petrusma

Jacquie Petrusma


Jacquie was a Member of Parliament for over 12 years and a Minister in the Tasmanian Government for nearly six and a half years, with extensive experience across Local, State and Federal Government Agencies and Departments.  Jacquie is also a Registered Nurse, has a Commerce Degree, worked as a National Sales Manager in a global medical company, owned her own business and been involved in many community and not-for-profit organisations.

Jacquie is very committed to leading, building, implementing and managing strategic business projects from concept to completion – ensuring on-time, on-budget and on-target results while delivering exceptional customer service that exceeds expectations.  Jacquie also passionately believes that we need to work “smarter not harder” and that AI powered solutions offer unlimited, innovative high-performance opportunities that will future proof organisations, empower employees, improve operational efficiencies, deliver increased revenue and value for stakeholders, while decreasing costs of products and services to consumers.

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Craig Eadie

Technical Lead

Craig is a highly regarded IT professional with wide ranging business experience across government, not-for-profit and private sector entities.  Craig has worked for many years with large consulting firms like PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Deloitte with extensive experience across many Government agencies and companies in Australia and South-East Asia, as well as private companies including the Federal Group.


With over 30 years in the Information Technology industry, Craig has developed a wide range of skills that include Solutions Architecture, Service Delivery Management, Business Development and Account Management as well as Technical Infrastructure Design and System Architecture. His broad experience allows him to envisage and describe how businesses can best maximise the benefits, value and efficiencies from adopting Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Robotic Process Automation. 

Ashley Dales

Regional Director

Ashley has undertaken successful business startup and operations for over 30 years including international experience in the Asia Pacific region.  Now using his experience and relationships to build Ausprime.AI into Asia Pacific’s leading AI and data science provider.


A new age of digital intelligence

Data science is disrupting every aspect of society in all industries.  Now is the time to automate business processes and safeguard against threats.