About Us

We support a vibrant industry and exist to ensure its long term sustainability.

We believe all hospitality venues deserve access to innovative cutting-edge technologies to drive the best commercialisation of their assets.

We think that innovative suppliers deserve better access to the hospitality and gaming industry market.

We maintain an external focus, firmly committed to our customers and their best outcomes.

Meet the team

Frank Makryllos
Frank Makryllos
Director
Frank, Cherry Hub co-founder, has an extensive background in the hospitality and gaming sector, leading complex projects across multiple jurisdictions as a venue operator and a technology supplier. Frank is the Chair of the NSW Responsible Gaming Industry Forum, which brings together industry peak bodies to address responsible gaming and harm minimisation. He has held Chief Executive and Managing Director roles in top 100ASX companies and has also been a Ministerial Appointment to Advisory Committees. Embedded in the fabric of the gaming industry, Frank continues to drive improvements in gaming industry standards and best practice.
Amanda Makryllos
Amanda Makryllos
Director
Amanda, Cherry Hub co-founder, has a wealth of experience in the gaming industry covering a unique and diverse range of senior positions with a strong focus on technical innovation, product development, strategic positioning, marketing and customer loyalty.

With extensive networks expanding across Australia, Asia, USA and Europe, Amanda is at the forefront of technology implementation in the gaming sector as well as working extensively with big data analytics, including machine learning, video analytics and facial recognition technologies. An industry advocate, Amanda has an unrivalled depth of understanding and passion for the gaming industry’s future success utilising integration and adoption of leading edge technologies.
Craig Kinross
Craig Kinross
Director
Craig, Cherry Hub co-founder, is passionate about bringing innovative solutions for businesses in the hospitality, entertainment and sport industry.

Craig has a track record of entrepreneurial leadership of fast-growth global technology businesses successfully launching new innovative technology solutions to markets with a focus on customer success and scaling these solutions across an industry, including the establishment of successful strategic partnerships and leading the delivery of large complex projects. Most recently he was Managing Director & CEO of MSL Solutions leading it to an ASX Listing in 2017 and becoming a market leader globally in the industry receiving numerous awards including Deloitte Tech Fast 50 Australia & Fast 500 Asia Pacific and Westpac Business of Tomorrow.
Paul Schmidt
Paul Schmidt
CTO
As a data and analytics professional successfully implementing data solutions across a broad range of industries and software technologies, Paul is adept in managing cross functional teams in different geographic locations, aligning requirements with strategy and delivering data and analytics solutions from inception to completion. Paul has an in-depth mastery of ERP systems and CRMs and is responsible for the governance, development, and implementation of the Cherry Hub Marketplace Platform.

Delivering integrated business intelligence and data analytics solutions to hospitality venues for years, Paul has a complex understanding of both the gaming machine providers and the unique technology partners within this sector.
Jennifer Hill
Jennifer Hill
Customer Success
With a proven track record liaising with State gaming regulators, technology, practice leads, project and change, strategy and legal to achieve successful project rollouts, Jennifer ensures the delivery of success at every stage.

Jennifer is an experienced and accomplished Compliance Manager with demonstrated project and business management in the FinTech, software development and regulatory industries.

Focusing her skills alongside a group of industry and thought leaders at Cherry Hub, Jennifer is an integral member of the talented team delivering technology platforms to facilitate businesses to optimally engage their customers and staff, she ensures the seamless partnership with nimble and innovative tech companies.