With his well-founded knowledge in the field of Software Engineering, which he acquired over the 23+ years in the IT industry, Priyantha has a diligent personality that drives the company to adhere to proper methodologies.
His passion was taking up challenges in start-ups based in, Belgium, Germany, UK, Sri Lanka, and the Netherlands. He started his career as a software engineer after graduating from the University of Colombo. Being involved in the managerial arena for a number of years, he got equipped with an MBA from the University of Moratuwa specializing in IT. At present, he is pursuing his second master’s in human resource management and Labour Relations from the University of Colombo.
Priyantha involved in initial development activities with ISM APAC since its inception in 2014 and focuses critically on operational excellence.
With the help of prior experience in the industry, he was able to face the challenges that came in his way in the process of the development of ISM and was of great help to the Dutch management to bring the company to this elevation.
He strongly believes in teamwork and that the success of an organization is its people. He further believes that without the contribution of the employees the organization cannot reach this exceptional height that it has gained in a short period of time.
Under his leadership, the company will continue to grow by investing in its employees and by pursuing its way to the next triumphant stage.
IT Director, ISM eGroup and Head of Sana Hosting Operations
If "Think big, think differently" was a way of life, Uditha would be the archetype. The entrepreneurial, futuristic leader was one of the first members of ISM APAC and contributed immensely towards the establishment of the company in Sri Lanka.
His passion for sharing knowledge on the global IT industry is renowned among everyone he has come across, despite being a co-worker or an outsider. He is also an outstanding lecturer. Over recent years, Uditha's fondness towards Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in cyberspace has got him researching on the subject widely.
One strong point for his success in the industry is his experience in the field and networking.
Uditha believes that living by example is the best way a company could achieve the best of performance, and it is this attitude that led him to win the hearts of people wherever he goes. And of course, it is his love for sports, and cricket mostly, that keeps him fit and young.
Financial Director Numbers are his favorites. Tharanga is famous for his strong and rational personality he displays as the Finance Director of ISM APAC. His academics fall in the field of accountancy with a Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy and a Master of Business Administration, both from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, followed by a Certified Management Accountants qualification from Australia. His involvement in the scope of finance since 2005, bestowed him with the practical knowledge of handling the financial functions and the act of representing the company to local authorities and concern parties competently. With all the work on his plate, he still finds time to explore the world, going on ventures and experiencing different cultures to tick off from his bucket list pinned to his world map.