Upul Dassanayake is a dynamic entrepreneur, management consultant and a trainer who has over 18 years of experience in Education and have qualifications in diverse areas such as IT, Management and Accounting. He is currently attached to International Trade Centre, United Nations as the National Consultant providing high level strategic advice and guidance to increase the trade competitiveness of small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) especially ITO/ BPO companies in developing countries in general and Sri Lanka in particular.
Upul also has served in Sri Lanka’s apex ICT association, Federation of Information Technology Industry Sri Lanka (FITIS) as the President of its Education and Training Chapter and was instrumental in initiating several high impact ICT projects. Also, he has functioned as the Co-Chairman of Sri Lanka’s premier and the biggest ICT exposition – INFOTEL 2017.
Upul obtained his first degree in management from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and received master’s degree in Information Technology from the Keele University, UK. Also, he holds number of professional certifications in accounting and management.