Mr. Reshan Dewapura commenced his career as a Systems Engineer at Keells Business Systems Ltd in 1987 and since then has significantly contributed to the ICT industry. He has served in organizations such as LBMS plc, UK, Compaq Computers Ltd, UK, Hewlett Packard (HP) Professional Services in Europe, Middle East and Africa and ICT Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) in many capacities.
During his tenure as Global Transition/Transformation Manager in the bid team at HP, Mr. Dewapura became successful in securing HP’s biggest multi-national ICT out-sourcing contract. He also won the HP’s Top Achiever’s Award for his outstanding contributions to the company. He joined ICTA in July 2003 as Director, Information Infrastructure and thereafter held the positions of COO and CEO in the same organization from August 2006 to February 2015 managing large, complex ICT programs and projects. As head of ICTA, Mr. Dewapura led the implementation of the flagship e-Sri Lanka Development program, which has seen Sri Lanka achieve the 5th best development in ICT in the last 6 years globally, as reported by the World Economic Forum in its Global Information Technology Report 2011/2012.
He is currently serving as the CEO of a leading Business Process Outsourcing company in Sri Lanka.
Mr. Dewapura holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Moratuwa and a Master’s Degree in Project Management from the George Washington University, USA.