The Team

At Amused Group we believe that inspiring leaders are the corner stone of a successful culture. That’s why we’ve worked hard to assemble a best-in-class team of digital leaders.

Our Directors

Colby Paulding

Chief Executive Officer

Colby is an accomplished Operational Manager, Team Leader and Trader. He has built a reputation for an astute understanding of industry and market-facing trends. Colby places particular emphasis on relationship building, technology and digital consumer markets.

Noah Rose

Chief Commercial Officer

Experienced start-up entrepreneur with a history of successes across a wide array of sectors, most prominently in wagering. A dynamic thinker who specialises in management, innovation and strategy. Noah has always had a passion for innovation and is able to pair that with a diverse and successful background.

Our Senior Leadership Team

Ali Hinton

Chief People Officer

An experienced talent and HR professional with a background in technology, executive search and start up environments, specialising in strategic workforce planning, talent and developing people strategy

Jegan Siva

Chief Technology Officer

An experienced wagering and technology professional, Jegan leads our engineering and technology division as Chief Technology Officer, pushing boundaries and leading the way forward through innovation.

Michael Horne

Chief Product Officer

A wagering industry professional with over 20 years of experience in corporate bookmaking. He is known for leadership in product, risk, and trading teams. Leverages his data-driven decisions and attention to detail to continuously provide value.

Michael Doig

Chief Analytics Officer

Michael leads a team of talented Analytical Intelligence and Data Science professionals. His passion lies in helping individuals understand information, build trust, and solve critical problems. Our goal is to drive insights and actions that go beyond expectations, pushing boundaries and continuously improving our analytical capabilities.

David Tesoriero

Design Director

David has spent the last 15 odd years delivering creative and functional solutions for various agencies and studios around Melbourne. This has given him the opportunity to work with and for many iconic brands across sport & entertainment, automotive, retail and the hospitality industry from all over the world.

Hari Balasri

Head of Finance

Experienced Finance professional with a demonstrated history of working in the recruitment, legal and wagering industries. Skilled in Business Partnering, ERP systems, cashflow management and business modelling.

Michael Labiris

General Counsel

Michael brings a wealth of experience across the legal industry and a particular specialty in dispute resolution. He thrives due to his ability to understand the legal issues and underlying emotional and psychological drivers. He is a fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and member of ACAMS.

Vaibhav Malhotra

Head of Security & Governance

Experienced Information Security Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in ISO 27001, Risk Management, Cyber Security, Privacy, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), and ITIL. 

Shannon Groome

Chief Marketing Officer

A results-driven senior marketer & business developer with over 20 years of experience across various industries specialising in unifying concepts and strategies that innovate and operate in today’s digital world. Shannon brings a strong understanding of the current digital marketing & media landscape combined with the ability to analyse businesses, brands & markets to provide opportunities and solutions.