About us

Who we are and
What we do

HQengine is powered by a highly experienced and knowledgeable team comprising of Business and Procurement Consultants, User Experience Consultants, Mobile and Web Developers, OCR Engineers, and Quality Assurance staff.

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We use proven best practices and push the limits to create simple and effective solutions

Over the years, we have developed our own home grown and best-in-class frameworks in the space with our Agile Playbooks. We follow the latest market and technology trends and implement powerful scalable solutions with the client’s needs at the epicentre of every project. 


Our focus is on the best outcomes for our clients in the most cost effective way

We simply architect the best value creation outcome for our clients and work backwards in designing/implementing the right, simplest solution for the customer/user in the most cost effective way. 

Our Experience

HQengine is a highly experienced and knowledgeable team comprising of business, procurement, & payments consultants, functional and technical subject matter experts, Agile project managers, OCR engineers, IT security experts and User Experience consultants. We have all delivered multiple successful projects to all scales of enterprises and government over the years.  


Our Geography

Our team members have worked on multiple projects in the private and government sectors in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, & Europe. Key companies in the private sector that the team has led and delivered projects to include: NAB, MLC Life Insurance, Lion, Westpac, ANZ Bank, COM Bank, Macquarie Bank, Rio Tinto, IAG, CGU, SP Ausnet, Australian Unity, HP, and Ariba SAP.


HQengine’s Proprietary IP

HQengine’s own intellectual property in optical character recognition (OCR) and e-invoicing/e-receipts methodology and technology gives us a unique advantage and agility when it comes to automatic entry implementations for invoices, receipts, bills and payments.

In August 2017 HQengine solution under Octagon5 was selected by Amazon Web Services to participate in the prestigious AWS activate program for startups. This is a seal of approval for our team’s hard  efforts in developing the innovative HQengine solution. 


AWS activate is a program which has included successful startups such as Airbnb, Slack, Pinterest and others.

Our Clients

HQengine is the continuation of Octagon5  - an Australian eProcurement & eInvoicing Services company founded in 2010 implementing e-invoicing and e-procurement solutions for Tier 1 Organisations and Government Agencies in Australia.

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Anthony is a visionary in the Source to Pay and the e-invoicing cloud solutions space. His passion is streamlining & simplifying processes with the use of cutting-edge technology.

He has a long career leading  teams in deploying Source to Pay & eInvoicing solutions for Tier 1 Organisations such as NAB, Westpac, ANZ Bank, COM Bank, Macquarie Bank, CGU, IAG, MLC and multiple other private & public organisations in Australia, New Zealand & Japan.

He has worked over the years for companies such as Ariba (an SAP co) leading the Services Teams in Australia, New Zealand  and Japan, HP, EDS and leads for the past 10 years Octagon5’s Source 2 Pay and e-Invoicing Services and solutions.

Anthony Sarris



Hercules is a passionate Professional with over 20 years experience in delivering IT and cloud Source to Pay solutions including Machine Learning and innovative image processing Technology solutions.

Hercules leads the HQengine Technology Teams is self-driven with a solid track record in developing cutting edge IT frameworks and solutions that work. He is passionate in OCR and e-Invoicing technologies having spearheaded our PEPPOL Accreditation efforts.

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He leads the HQengine’s Technology teams as well as is accountable for managing our Amazon Web Services Infrastructure. and Security..

Hercules Bogdanos

Chief Technology Officer & Chief Security Officer

JIm is an Experienced Practice Lead specialising in HQEngine's ERP integrations and Service Delivery,
Jim has delivered a number of MS Dynamics implementation & integration Projects in Australia while working at KPMG Australia, GS1 and other Tier one organisations..

Experienced with strong technical skills to effectively manage complex Projects and domain expertise in Financials and Supply Chain.

Core competences: MS Dynamics Business Central and Azure domain. Architecture – TOGAF, Leadership in IT / P&L Management / Program Management / Applications Development / Service Management (ITIL) / On Demand Infrastructure – Cloud Services.

Jim Antoniades

Chief Solutions Officer

Chief Information Officer

Front End Developer

Front End Developer

Backend Dev Lead

Front End Developer

AWS & Security Engineer 

R&D Senior Engineer

R&D. Senior Engineer

Want to work on projects which push the limits of technology
and help real people? 

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