Lasantha is a researcher working on the Big Data for Development (BD4D) project. He previously worked as a Senior Software Engineer at WSO2, a leading IT company in Sri Lanka where he was a key member of the Complex Event Processor (CEP) team. He holds a BSc (Hons) Degree in Computer Science & Engineering from University of Moratuwa.
His areas of interest include Distributed Computing, High Performance Computing and Machine Learning. He also likes to play online chess during his spare time.