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Lakmini Wijesundara

Co-founder and CEO , IronOne Technologies and BoardPAC

Lakmini Wijesundera has over 20 years of experience in technology management and enterprise software development and is the co-founder and CEO of IronOne Technologies and BoardPAC. Operating globally across over 20 countries, the business has successfully collaborated forming international partnerships with leading companies in the telecom sector such as Maxis in Malaysia, Robi Axiata in Bangladesh, SingTel in Singapore, XL Axiata in Indonesia and Vodacom in South Africa.

Lakmini has been recognized numerous times for her success. In 2018, she received four Stevie International Business Awards for her entrepreneurship and leadership, she was the overall winner of the SAARC Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 held recently,followed by Woman Leadership Award at Asia's IT Excellence Awards and Best Woman Exporter of the Year at the National Chamber of Exporters (NCE) of Sri Lanka . In 2017, she is selected as one of the 16 participants of the prestigious EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women of Asia Pacific 2017, and she was included in Echelon Magazines’ list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in business in Sri Lanka.

In addition to her role, Lakmini is a Board Member of the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) which is a national policy and implementation agency, she is also a board member of Give2Lanka, a non-profit organization. Her work includes creating awareness among the corporates and individuals on the avenues to donate to impactful and well-managed charitable projects.

Lakmini has a BSc in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science from University College London, University of London, United Kingdom and an MSc in Communication and Signal Processing Engineering from Imperial College, University of London, United Kingdom.