Kanishka is a renowned entrepreneur and a determined promoter of entrepreneurship among professionals. He has won the ICT Entrepreneur of the Year Award by National Best Quality ICT Award (NBQSA) in both 2018 and 2015. and ICT Leader of the year 2018 at CSSL awards. In addition, he has won number of excellence awards for his contributions in the ICT domain.
Having started his career as a software engineer, Kanishka has fast-tracked the ladder becoming the Chief Information Officer of Laugfs Holdings in a short period of time. Meantime, he has maintained his enthusiasm in education as a visiting faculty for number of education organizations and now holds more than 18 years of experience in IT education.
Kanishka holds an MSc in HRM from the Asia e University (AeU), Malaysia, MBA from University of Manipla, India and Bachelors degree in IT form the University of Colombo. He is currently a member of the British Computer Society and a Chartered IT professional. He also alumni of MIT Global Startup Labs and is a scholar of Global Connect Program hosted by Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology as well as the startup exchange program hosted by the Inforcomm Investments in Singapore.