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Leadership Team

Sanjiva Weerawarana

Sanjiva Weerawarana

Acting CEO

Sanjiva is Founder, CEO and Chief Architect of WSO2, which develops open source, Web services based middleware platforms. He is Founder and Chief Scientist of the Lanka Software Foundation, an Emeritus Board Member of the Open Source Initiative and a Member of the Apache Software Foundation. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Purdue University in 1994.

Venura Mendis

Venura Mendis

CTO

Venura has been working as a technologist in the telecommunications space for 15 years and has five patents to his name. He specializes in product and service innovation and agile development methodologies. He also has deep knowledge of the MNO API space that resulted in the WSO2.Telco stack, which his team built from the ground up.

Charith De Silva

Charith De Silva

Director - Engineering

Charith has been involved in various functions and projects in the telecommunications domain for over 10 years. In addition to leading initiatives aimed at transforming telco software infrastructure to meet modern business needs, he has extensive experience in research & development, value added services development, and API monetization. He is also an evangelist for popularizing telco-based APIs among Sri Lankan developers.