Strengthening its leadership to fuel the next phase of global growth, Technology Company 99x announced the promotion of seven key members of its executive management team. As a provider of high-end digital products to partners internationally, 99x has embarked on a series of innovative growth strategies and is confident of the insights and expertise these individuals will bring in driving them to success, through their strategic new roles within the company.
This tier of leadership that will power 99x to new heights include Director – Delivery, Buddhinatha Wijewantha; Director – Process & Compliance, Chaminda Vithanage; Director – Research & Special Projects, Dileepa Jayatilleke; Director – Technology, Sachith Perera; Director – Product Management, Suren Rodrigo; Solutions Architect, Ashan Fernando; and Software Architect, Kalana Wijesekara.
“99x has been able to pivot and realign its strategies rapidly in the face of global uncertainty, which has been possible due to the vision and execution by a strong, adaptable leadership. The valuable contributions of these seven individuals have been essential in driving the growth of the company, and I look forward to seeing the lasting impact they will have on 99x’s long-term strategy and success, as we continue to advance in 2021 and beyond,” noted 99x Founder and CEO, Mano Sekaram.
With years of experience in developing on-premise and web-based systems and project management, Director – Delivery, Buddhinatha Wijewantha has played a strategic role in building up and driving 99x’s offshore development and testing teams, to deliver quality and excellence in digital products for global customers.
Leading the company’s efforts in meeting international quality, process and information security standards and building client confidence through stringent security and privacy processes is Director – Process & Compliance Chaminda Vithanage. Through his foresight, 99x has been able to achieve many industry firsts, the most recent being becoming one of the first in Sri Lanka to receive the ISO 27701:2019 Privacy Information Management System certification.
Director – Research & Special Projects, Dileepa Jayathilake has been at the forefront of driving 99x’s efforts in innovation and cutting-edge technologies, which is vital to the company being able to deliver high-end digital services to international clients. Mr. Dileepa has spearheaded research and development in Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data, Internet of Things and more, for 99x’s clientele.
Fusing the right technology with the best talent, to deliver business value to customers requires a thorough understanding of global markets and ability to drive distributed teams. The expertise and successes of Director – Technology, Sachith Perera; Director – Product Management, Suren Rodrigo; Solutions Architect, Ashan Fernando; and Software Architect, Kalana Wijesekara uniquely positions them to drive technological and product innovation through empowered teams, to deliver the results that customers demand.
Headquartered in Sri Lanka, 99x is a technology company co-creating well-engineered, innovative digital products for the Scandinavian market. Its expertise has been proven through a portfolio of over 150 impactful global digital products developed since 2004, together with leading Independent Software Vendors (ISVs).
99x employs over 350 technology and product specialists, who are high achievers, creative thinkers and team players. The company is one of Asia’s Best Workplaces for 2020 and has been named a Best Workplace in Sri Lanka for eight consecutive years.