Leadership Team

Dilendra Wimalasekere
Chief Executive Officer

The Founder and CEO of 247Techies, Dilendra focuses on corporate strategy and guiding the Company's growth in the technology arena. He has 14 years of Senior Executive experience, 11 of which in the telecom and IT industries. With a BA from the College of Wooster (USA) majoring in Business Economics and a Graduate Certificate in E-Business he also completed MIT's (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) "Birthing of Giants" Entrepreneur Leadership Program - a highly selective invitation only executive education program for 60 leading young entrepreneurs, each of whom already has a proven and successful track record.

In addition to the above achievements, Dilendra is a former board member of the American Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka and its former Treasurer. He was also the Treasurer of the Sri Lanka Telecom Providers Association and an Executive Committee Member of the SLASSCOM – the governing body of the Sri Lanka IT and ITES industry.

V. Dinesh
Managing Director

Dinesh has 15 years of experience in IT Infrastructure management, Marketing and Technology strategy. He oversees the technology strategy and R&D function of 24/7 Techies.

Dinesh has an MSc in Information Technology from the Sikkim Manipal, University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences and a diploma in computer hardware engineering from the university of Illinois USA. He is a prominent technology, digital and an analytics advocate. He is a frequent speaker at digital workshops and conferences. He has a been a mentor for startup launchpad programs conducted by MIT,CIMA etc.. Conducts lectures on digital marketing - (CIM-UK), MSc and MBA programs.

Saman Jayawardena
CFO and Director Network Operating Centers

Saman oversees the Global Service Deliver Centers of 24/7 Techies and is responsible for the Finance and Accounting functions within the company. He has over 7 years experience with Big 4 accounting firms working in Africa, the Middle East and Sri Lanka. He has a B.Sc (BA) in Business Administration from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

Chandan de Silva
Board Member

Chandan guides 24/7 Techies’ senior team on corporate and financial strategy. He has over 15 years experience at Global 1000 companies such as Level 3 Communications (Chief Financial Officer for Europe), British Telecom Plc (Head of Group Financial Planning) and Computer Associates - London. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has a degree in Math and Management from Queen Elizabeth College, London University.

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