ICTA Board further strengthened by leading industry tech personalities

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Madu Ratnayake
Kushan Kodituwakku 
Oshada Senanayake

Three strategic new appointments were made to the Board of the Information Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) yesterday, the regulatory body said in a statement. 

The new appointments are leading Sri Lankan tech personalities and include Virtusa Executive Vice President, CIO and General Manager Madu Ratnayake, Orange Electric Managing Director Kushan Kodituwakku and Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka Director General Oshada Senanayake. 

As the Group CIO and the Centre Head for Virtusa Sri Lanka, Madu Ratnayake is responsible for Virtusa’s global digital strategy and Virtusa’s Sri Lankan operations. Virtusa is a US publicly-traded global information technology (IT) services company. 

He is an independent Non-Executive Director of Hatton National Bank (HNB) and Director of Sri Lanka CERT, the National Agency for Cyber Security.  He is also the Chairman of the Advisory Committee ICT/BPM at EDB, Member of the National Advisory Council of The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and Member of the Employee Federation Ceylon (EFC) Council.

Kushan Kodituwakku is the Managing Director of Orange Electric (Orel Corporation), a Sri Lankan market leader and the largest manufacturer of electrical wiring accessories, exporting to over 25 countries with regional offices in Australia, Singapore, India, Dubai, UK and the USA. His entrepreneurial drive has seen him awarded many times, including the ‘Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards. He is also a former Chairman of the Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE).

Oshada Senanayake is the Director General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka and is a board member of SLCERT, Sri Lanka’s apex body for Cyber Security. He gained a wealth of experience by previously heading Pyxle, a premier IT and digital services company in Sri Lanka. Keen on shaping Sri Lanka’s young professionals, he is also a visiting lecturer for University of Bedfordshire at the Oxford School of Business for post graduate MBA students.

With these latest appointments, the ICTA Board further strengthened its ranks of industry leaders, technology entrepreneurs, academics and public sector technologists to steer digital Sri Lanka.