Mr. Madu Rathnayaka holds over twenty years of IT industry experience in delivery management, project management, solution architecture, customer support, consultancy and general management in UK, USA, Australia, India and Sri Lanka. Delivered multi-million dollar projects to Fortune 1000 companies with geographically spread software teams. Industry domain expertise in document management, content management, shareholder information management, health care and Internet billing.
The lead designer of the Virtusa’s agile global delivery methodology (GIP) and the successful assessment of capability at CMMI Level 4. Spearheaded the development of the Advanced Technology Center in Sri Lanka from less than 10 people to become the Employer of Choice with over 2000 software professionals. Spearheaded the building of leading academic relationship program and the strategic CSR program. Experience in leading multiple functional areas including Software Project Delivery, HR, Knowledge Management, Quality, Logistics & Admin, Marketing and Corporate Communication, and IT.
Mr. Rathnayaka is also the founder Director and Chairman of emeritus of Sri Lanka Association for software and services companies ( SLASSCOM ) which represents the Sri Lankan IT / BPM industry. He is also Chairman of Sarvodaya Fusion, the ICT4D arm of Sarvodaya, the largest NGO in Sri Lanka, Co-Chairman of the National Council on ICT and Space Technology for the coordinating secretariat for Science Technology and Innovation ( COSTI ), the Government agency for monitoring and promoting Science, Technology and Innovation Sri Lanka. Member of the advisory board for ICT at the Export Development Board ( EDB ) and represents the IT Industry on the boards of several leading Universities.
Mr. Madu Rathnayaka holds an MBA from The Postgraduate Institute of Management, Sri Lanka and a First class honors degree in Software Engineering from City University, London.