Kasun Tharaka Wickramasuriya

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Organization: Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA)
Affiliation: Fellowship Program, I* Organization
Region: Asia
Country: Sri Lanka
Email: kasuntw@gmail.com
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Kasun Tharaka Wickramasuriya is a Project Manager of the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) and serving as a Secretary of Internet Society Sri Lanka Chapter (ISOC-LK). Moreover, he is a mentor and he has experience and competencies in ICT capacity building, digital transformation, digital education, change management, community informatics, community empowerment and internet governance. He is holding a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka and obtained a BSc. (Hons) in Information and Communication Technology (BSc ICT) from the University of Colombo in 2009. As an academic his research areas are Digital Transformation, ICT for Community Empowerment, eGovernment, ICT for Development, ICT Capacity Building, Internet Governance and ICT Policy Development. As a professional, he has worked for many organizations related to ICT sector, Tourism and Hospitality industry, Banking Sector, Government Sector and have 10+ years of working experiences in different areas of ICT. Moreover, he is coordinating and managing ICT Capacity Building initiatives for community sector & Government Sector and eGovernment Capacity building projects to develop digitally empowered community and build digitally enabled country. According to his competencies he got valuable opportunities to participate international conferences and training programmes in ICT sector such as APIGA 2017 in Seoul, South Korea, SAKURA Exchange Programme in Science in 2017 at Japan, ICTD 2012 in Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA.

Career History

Project Manager - Capacity Building and Digital Government (March 2016 - Present) Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka

Authorized Officer (June 2013 - March 2016) Department of Immigration and Emigration, Sri Lanka

Visiting Lecturer (February 2012 - March 2016) Sri Lanka Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management (SLITHM)

Business Analyst (Aug 2011 – May 2013) Skynet Information Systems (Pvt.) Ltd

Junior Executive (Sep 2010 – Aug 2011) Sampath Bank PLC

Research Project Officer (Feb 2010 – Sep 2010) Company NameUniversity of Colombo School of Computing

Research Officer (Oct 2009 – Feb 2010) MG Consultants (Pvt) Ltd (MGC)

Management Trainee - Project Monitoring and Evaluation (Feb 2008 – Aug 2008) Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka

ICANN and Internet Governance Participation

Secretary - Internet Society Sri Lanka Chapter - May 2018 - Present Executive Committee Member - Internet Society Sri Lanka Chapter - 2011 - 2018 APIGA 2017 in Seoul, South Korea


Master in Business Administration (MBA)- University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka BSc in ICT (Information and Communication Technology) - University of Colombo, Sri Lanka


 Health Hazards Among Sri Lankan IT Professionals (HHASIP), paper was published at the e-Asia International IT conference on 03rd December 2009 at BMICH, Colombo, Sri Lanka  “Localization of LimeSurvey Software” paper was published at the Conference on Localized Systems Applications (CLSA 2010) on 20-21 August 2010 at Ramada Resort, Kalutara, Sri Lanka  “Health is Wealth and Share the Wealth of Health” was published at the e-Health Sri Lanka 2010 on 15-16 September 2010 at Water’s Edge, Colombo, Sri Lanka  “Health Hazards Among Sri Lanka IT Professionals & An Effective Implementation of a FOSS Surveying Tool”, UCSC Research Symposium, 2009 at University of Colombo School of Computing, Colombo, Sri Lanka


Member - (MCS)- CSSL - Computer Society of Sri Lanka Member - MIM (SL) - IMSL - Institute of Managers Sri Lanka