speaker bio

Namal Jayathilake

Chief Technology Officer - Axiata Digital Labs

Namal Jayathilake, Chief Technology Officer of Axiata Digital Labs, is a seasoned telco professional with over 18 years of experience in the industry. In his time with Axiata Group, Namal has cultivated a deep understanding of core telecom functions, Digital Transformations, Software development and delivery, and product R&D and delivery. He has extensive experience in working with global industry leaders to lead award-winning, customer-focused projects.

As CTO of ADL, Namal is responsible for engineering delivery and rigor, people growth and development, R&D, and business sustainability. Under Namal's leadership, ADL’s vast product and services portfolio includes Telco OSS/BSS products, digital transformation enablers, Fintech solutions, Data Analytics and AI solutions, IOT products, and related emerging technologies.

Namal holds an MBA (PIM) from University of Sri Jayewardenepura, PG Dip in telecommunication, and B.Sc. Eng. (Hons) in Electronics and Telecommunication from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

Tuesday 14 March | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm | ICT
Creating the tech roadmap for the future proofed telco
Tuesday 14 March | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | ICT
Beyond Connectivity: Unlocking growth with digital platforms, orchestration and B2B2X models
Thursday 16 March | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm | ICT
ODA for Growth