About Simbotix Innovations

We turn innovative ideas into capability

Simbotix Innovations is a veteran owned Australian business founded in 2018. Having worked with cutting edge simulation and automation technology for most of their careers, our leadership team have in excess of 70 years of combined experience in applying the principles of digital transformation to the learning and development environment.
Specialising in enhancing capability through the practical application of digital architectures, the team set about bringing quantifiable benefits to clients through time, cost or efficiency savings.
At Simbotix Innovations, we believe the use of technology need not be expensive or complex.
Let us share our passion for the opportunities presented in the learning and development sector as a result of Industry 4.0 and digital transformation.

Exploring the application of simulation, automation and remote operations is easy when the right systems and skills are in place.

Our team specialise in working with government, industry and business to identify the necessary skills, knowledge and digital learning systems architectures necessary to improve capability.


Phil Cooke

Training Transformation

Phil is highly experienced in government and private vocational education, specialising in simulation, automation and remote operations skills. He has developed VET accredited courses on behalf of commercial clients. He is a regular contributor to national Technical Advisory Committees relating to simulation and automation skills, including Simulation Maintenance and Rail Traffic Automation. 

Phil is a Quality Systems Auditor and holds multi Diplomas in Quality Auditing and Government (Management). He has worked in the aviation and rail industries and holds a Certificate IV Transport and Distribution and Rail Network Control. 

Julian Davis

Digital Learning Systems

Julian is an award-winning Digital Learning Innovator and Instructional Designer. He specialises in education technology and is the champion of  “Digital Learning Systems Architecture” model. Julian is an early adopter of new learning technologies, having extensive experience with adaptive technologies and networked learning. He has also presented on learning technologies such as xAPI on the national and international stage. 

Julian is an Associate Fellow of the AITD and is actively involved in the Australian xAPI User Group. 

Dan Minton

Capability Development

Dan has worked at the leading edge of skills development in Australia accumulating a vast knowledge of workforce skills development, legislation and policy to support industry capability development needs. Dan has worked in the vocational sector across a range of portfolios including Skills Specialist, Industry Manager (Aviation) and General Manager of a Skills Service Organisation. 

He has been integral to the development of the Remote Pilot Aviation Systems (RPAS) competencies and is considered one of Australia’s leading authorities on automation and remote operations.