Judges

Kotiyak Vatina Adahasak evaluations were held in two main stages Preliminary pitching rounds and main show pitching rounds. Preliminary pitching rounds were in two levels where first pitching round judging was done with a team of 21 judges consisting of experienced entrepreneurs, Professionals from Academic sector and young entrepreneurs. Main show Judge panel consisted of popular and known entrepreneurs, scientists, professors from esteemed universities and business professionals.

 

INDIKA DE ZOYSA
Senior Consultant at ICTA
Indika De Zoysa is the Country Business Manager for Intel Sri Lanka. In this role Indika is responsible for achieving qualitative and quantitative business objectives. Indika works closely with distributors Read More
DULITH HERATH
Founder / Chairman, Kapruka.com
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sri Lanka’s largest e-commerce organization and set the bar for Sri Lanka’s online business strategies and web-based bench marks. Possess Strong technical skills that Read More
FAYAZ HUDAH
Business coach and Entrepreneur
Fayaz Hudah is a business coach and entrepreneur involved with several startups and initiatives. Formerly, he headed the Private Sector Program at ICTA.
PROF. ROHAN MUNASINGHE
Professor - University of Moratuwa
Professor Rohan Munasignhe is the Head of the Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering of University of Moratuwa. He is involved in unmanned aerial vehicle research mainly on fixed wing Read More
ENG. NALIN D. KARUNASINGHE
Senior Lecturer - University of Moratuwa
CHALINDA ABEYKOON
CEO - crowdisland.lk
Chalinda is a seasoned start-up evangelist and a start-up incubator strategist who acted as the key executionist in launching Sri Lanka’s first government-funded incubator and the country’s first industry-focused accelerator Read More
MANJU GUNAWARDANA
Inventor/ Senior Research Scientist
Inventor- Senior Research Scientist – CEO at Hybrid Technologies, consultant- Nanotechnology applications,SLINTEC 25 years in Innovation, Technology Integration and Research. National award winner in innovation
FATHHI MOHAMED
Co founder PickMe.lk
VISHAKA NANAYAKKARA
University of Moratuwa
Ms. Vishaka Nanayakkara is a Senior Lecturer at University of Moratuwa. Prior to that she acted as, the Head of School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering at the Northshore College Read More
CHIM HIMIDUMAGE
Founder/CEO Fidenz Pvt Ltd
Technology entrepreneur and an engineer. Looking for opportunities in Machine Learning and related technologies. Over 15 years of experience in software development, design, delivery on wide range of technologies and Read More
DR. PARAKRAMA EKANAYAKE
Dr. M.P.B. Ekanayake received B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with First Class Honours from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2006. He obtained the degree of Doctor of Philosophy Read More
SACHINDRA SAMARARATNE
Program Manager - ICTA
KANISHKA WEERAMUNDA
Founder/CEO PayMedia (Pvt) Ltd
Kanishka Weeramunda Started his first company at the age of 19, He began his professional career in the corporate world as a web designer followed as a IT offer at apparel Read More
AHAMED NISHADH
Project Manager - ICTA
Ahamed is extremely informed, professional and constantly on the ball, and has time and time again proved himself as an invaluable source of factual data on the inner workings of Read More
DR. JANAKA WIJAYAKULASOORIYA
University of Peradeniya
Dr. Janaka Wijayakulasooriya received his B.Sc.Eng. degree with first class honours from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 1994 and he was awarded the Prof. E.O.E. Perera Gold Medal (1994) Read More
DHANIKA PERERA
Founder/CEO Bhasha Lanka (Pvt) Ltd and PayHere
Dhanika Perera is an Award-winning Serial Entrepreneur & an Engineer with a great passion for innovation & aggressive execution. He founded his first company Bhasha Lanka (Pvt) Ltd in 2011 Read More
DR. DHARSHANA KASTHURIRATHNA
Senior Lecturer - SLIIT
Dr. Dharshana Kasthurirathna graduated from the Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Moratuwa in 2004. He also has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Read More
RUWAN DISSANAYAKA
Co-Founder/CEO - Extrogene Software Pvt Ltd
Graduated from University of Moratuwa in 2013. Co-Founder and CEO at Extrogene Software Pvt Ltd (www.OfferHut.lk). My Entrepreneurial life was started at University of Moratuwa after attending technology entrepreneurship incubating Read More
DR. NAMAL KARUNARATHNE
University of Peradeniya
Dr. Suneth Namal received Ph.D. from University of Oulu, Finland, M.Sc from Telecom SudParis, France, M.Eng.  from  Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand and B.Sc. (Eng.) in Computer Engineering from Read More
DR. M.D.R.N DAYARATNE
Senior Lecturer - UCSC
DR. JEEWANI BAMUNUSINGHE
Senior Lecturer - SLIIT
Dr Jeewanee Bamunusinghe had her Primary and Secondary Education in a leading girl’s school in Kandy. Thereafter, she gained admission to the University of Peradeniya , where she specialized in Read More
DR. LILANTHA SAMARANAYAKE
University of Peradeniya
Dr. Lilantha Samaranayake has been a Senior Lecturer in Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya since 2007. He has been a visiting researcher in Read More
DHANUSHKA FERNANDO
CEO - HYPERCENT TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Dhanushka Fernando is the Founder & CEO of Hypercent Associates, an innovation focused Software Engineering company that provides custom solutions to businesses across the globe. He brings experience from multiple domains Read More
VIMUKTHI LIYANAGE
Founder/CEO – Mogo Solutions (pvt) Ltd
Entrepreneur, Tech Blogger, Designer, Coder, Music Lover CEO & Founder – Mogo Solutions Private Limited
DININDU NAWARATHNA
Founder/CEO – ZigZag.lk
ANURUDDHA ALWIS
CO-FOUNDER/COO – 4 Axis Solutions (Pvt) Ltd
DUMINDU KANANKAGE
CO-FOUNDER – 4 Axis Solutions (pvt) Ltd
ANDUN GUNAWARDANA
Co Founder/ Principal Engineer - Emojot Inc.
LASHAN SILVA
Founder/CEO - Enhanzer (pvt) Ltd