Dr. Lakshitha De Silva

Dr. Lakshitha De Silva holds a PhD in Computer Science (2014) and a MSc in Advanced Computer Science and Software Engineering (2009), from the University of St Andrews, United Kingdom. He is a chartered IT Professional (MBCS CITP 1994) of the British Computer Society (The Chartered Institute for IT), U.K. and a Professional Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), USA. He is a highly qualified and experienced Software Engineer, Programmer, Computer Scientist, Technologist and lifelong learner.

Dr. De Silva’s technical expertise and skills runs the gamut from engineering complex software systems to software architecture, with a strong proficiency in building distributed systems, microservices, REST services and containers and in the use of automation tools for improving software engineering rigor and DevOps efficiency. His in depth comprehensive knowledge covers all areas of software development and systems, from Computer Science, Language Toolchains, Development Frameworks, Development Tools, Data, Infrastructure, Cloud, Protocols and Computer Languages and Development. He has many academic publications to his name in his specialized field.

Dr. De Silva has held key positions in both national and international companies, namely, Gamesys Limited, London, U.K., as the Principle Java Developer, the Virtusa Corporation, Massachusetts, U.S.A., as the Senior Software Architect and Lead Engineer, Antawangi Systems Kualalampur, Malaysia, as a Consultant Software Architect and at Ceylinco Consolidated Ltd, Colombo, Sri Lanka in the designation of Software Development Manager.