Informal: A casual chat on OSS

  • Thu, July 20
  • WSO2
  • 06:15 PM To 07:15 PM

No: 20 Palm Grove Colombo 03 (Google Map)

Our first meetup will bring together 3 domain experts, each will bring their own strengths and opinions to the table for a casual chat on Open Source Software. What it means to them, their experiences with it and their take on where it’s all headed 

The panel of experts for the evening,

Samisa Abeysinghe

Samisa is the Vice President of Delivery at WSO2. He has nearly two decades of experience working for systems integrators and software vendors with global exposure, Samisa, in his current role, leads the delivery of post-sales customer satisfaction at WSO2.

He has been a committer of the Apache Web services project since May 2004, and he initiated the Apache Axis2/C project. Having published two books: RESTFul PHP Web Services, and PHP Team Development, in addition to several articles, he has also spoken at numerous industry conferences, including ApacheCon, ZendCon and IndicThreads among others.

Sagara Gunathunge

Sagara is an Associate Director/Architect at WSO2. His specializations, apart from WSO2 specific technologies include, J2EE, Spring, Web Service and other enterprise integration related technologies.

In addition to his product development efforts at WSO2 he is also a PMC member of Apache Axis and Apache Web Services Projects and is an active contributor to the Apache Axis2, Woden, Web services and Nuvem projects. He currently serves as the Vice President of the Apache Web Services project.

Imesh Gunaratne

Imesh is an Associate Director/Architect at WSO2. Prior to joining the company, he worked at IFS for over seven years as a Lead Software Engineer. He is a volunteer visiting lecturer at University of Kelaniya and Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology.

He is a committer and PMC member of Apache and has played a prominent role in many WSO2 infrastructure as code and cloud endeavors.