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 as a Sri Lankan technology company focussed on developing localized digital technology solutions for Sri Lankan Masses & second company PayHere (Pvt) Ltd in 2016 as an eCommerce Digital Payments Company to break the online payment accepting barriers in Sri Lanka.

He has been recognized as the Emerging Entrepreneur in 2013 by the Computer Science & Engineering Society (CS&ES) of University of Moratuwa, as the Emerging ICT Leader of the Year in 2014 by the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) & as The Most Innovative ICT Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 by SLASSCOM at the National Best Quality ICT Awards (NBQSA) 2015 for his dedication & passion towards ICT innovations.