Our Board of Directors

We dream big. We invent bigger. And most importantly, we often do what many thought was impossible.

Dr Hans Wijayasuriya

Chairman, Axiata Digital Labs Corporate EVP/Regional CEO, South Asia, Axiata Group Berhad ​

Vivek Sood

Director, Axiata Digital Labs
​Group Chief Financial Officer,
Axiata Group Berhad

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Anthony Rodrigo

Director, Axiata Digital Labs
Group Chief Information Officer,
Axiata Group Berhad

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Thomas Hundt

Director, Axiata Digital Labs
Group Executive Vice President – Technology
Chief Executive Officer Smart Axiata

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Thushera Kawdawatta CEO of ADL

Thushera Kawdawatta

Chief Executive Officer, Axiata Digital Labs

Thushera Kawdawatta, a technology leader and tech aficionado with 24+ years of software product development & consulting experience for world class global enterprises. Being a trailblazer in many IT initiatives at global industry level on software reuse, engineering productivity & software sizing and architecture governance & best practices, he has an extensive experience in architecting 100+ software projects across the globe including for fortune 500 enterprises.

Prior to ADL, in his 19+ years’ experience at Virtusa corporation he played the role of Chief Software Architect, who is responsible for software architecture standards, governance, capability development and R&D and a practice head role with having responsibility in building scalable organization. Adding that Thushera has served in key technical leadership roles for 2 startup companies.

Beyond that, he was appointed as a Board Member of the Academic Committee, University of Moratuwa – BIT for CODL, Board Member, CSSL (2016-2017) and committee member for the parliament select committee on AI standards for Sri Lanka.

Thushera Kawdawatta

Chief Executive Officer, Axiata Digital Labs

Thushera Kawdawatta is a technology leader and tech aficionado with over 24 years of experience in software product development and consulting for world class global enterprises. He is trailblazer in many IT initiatives at the global industry level on software reuse, engineering productivity & software sizing and architecture governance & best practices, with extensive experience as the architect of over 100 software projects across the globe, including for fortune 500 enterprises.

Prior to ADL, he spent over 19 years at Virtusa corporation where he played the role of Chief Software Architect, and was responsible for software architecture standards, governance, capability development and R&D and was a practice head role responsible for building a scalable organization. Adding to that, Thushera has served in key technical leadership roles for 2 startup companies.

He was also appointed as a Board Member of the Academic Committee, University of Moratuwa – BIT for CODL, Board Member, CSSL (2016-2017) and a committee member for the parliament select committee on AI standards for Sri Lanka.

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Uresh Duminduwardena

Vice President - Engineering, Platform and Products

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Namal Jayathilake

Vice President - Engineering and Emerging Technology

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Sanharsha Jayatissa

Associate Vice President - Global Operations and Client Services

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Fawaz Ashraff

Head of Business Development

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Niresh Samaranayake

Head of HR

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Shifan Saleem

Country Head - Malaysia

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Chandima Wijekoon

Country Head - Indonesia

practice heads &
competency excellence group heads

Induni

Induni
Amarasena

Head of
Project Management

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Shanika
amarasoma

Head of Analytics & AI
Head of Data Engineering

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kar khuan
ch'ng

Head of
UI/UX

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lasitha
dahanayake

Head of
Software Engineering

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Vajira
De Silva

Head of
Delivery - Emerging Tech

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dushman
elvitigala

Head of Digital Automation
Head of Digital Process Automation

Kassapa

kassapa
jayasinghe

Head of
Managed Services

Sandaruwan

sandaruwan
jayasinghe

Head of IoT & Middleware
Head of Sec/DevOps

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lasitha
jayasiri

Head of Telco Solutions
Head of BSS

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udaka
kappagoda

Head of
ADL-DTE

Masith2

MASITH
MORAYES

Head of
FinTech Solutions

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channaka
nilendra

Head of
Digital Enterprise and Business Solutions

Sanath

sanath
peiris

Head of
Digital Transformation and Support Solutions

Nilantha

Nilantha
Perera

Head of
Delivery - Digital Core

Yohan

Yohan
Peiris

Head of
ASM

Yumani

yumani
ranaweera

Head of
AXP

Chamara

CHAMARA
RATHNAWEERA

Head of
Cloud Computing

Eranga

eranga
rukmal

Head of
BOSS

Thusitha

Thusitha
Senanayake

Head of
Process Excellence

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DAHAM
SILVA

Head of
Digital Commerce

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Nilushi wickramasuriya

Head of
Business Consulting

Lahiru

lahiru
wijayarathne

Head of
Quality Engineering

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