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On a mission to establish technology as the most profitable enabler of any organization


Shamal Perera


Shamal is a Group Director at Access Group of Companies and oversees the direction of Axionent. Shamal’s primary focus is in the healthcare sector, technology enabled healthcare and next generation medical equipment. He began his career at Access, taking responsibility for the Healthcare Sector within the Group and has successfully driven the business to be among the top 03 companies in Sri Lanka in this field. He holds Directorships at Access Medical Pvt. Ltd., Access Industrial Systems Pvt. Ltd., Reprographics Pvt. Ltd, Access Real Estate Pvt. Ltd and Access Solar Pvt. Ltd. Shamal has completed several leadership and entrepreneurial programs offered by EY and the INSEAD School of Business, and holds an MBA from University of Buckingham, UK.

Sampath Paranavitane

Director / COO

Sampath has over 21 years of experience in the field of Software and Information Technology. He has been involved in developing enterprise scale software applications for 12 years at CA Technologies Inc.(Formerly Computer Associates) based in New York. He was extensively involved in the development of some of the industry’s leading software products such as ErWin Data Modeler and other Application Lifecycle Management solutions at CA. Prior to that, Sampath was with Auto-Trol Technology Corporation based in Colorado, working on a Product Life cycle Management solution, KONFIG CM, used by organizations in the aerospace industry such as Boeing and Kennedy Space Center at NASA, managing its parts, processes and documents. Sampath holds a MS in Software Engineering from University Of Houston, USA.

Chrismal Panditharatne

Head of Technology

Chris counts 21 years of experience in large scale systems development and architecture, programming and technical research experience. His experience spans over fortune 500 companies such as Compaq and Hewlett Packard (HP) in the US and Taiwan. He has extensive knowledge in Operating Systems, Application Programming, Embedded Software and Wireless Technologies. Chris holds a BS in Computer Science from University of Houston, USA, holds US Patents and has authored several technical papers.

Anuradha Herath

Head of Sales and Marketing

Anuradha counts over 13 years of Sales and Marketing experience at the Access Group of Companies. His core focus is on transport and Prepaid ticketing systems in Sri Lanka. He is a key stakeholder in the design of the ticketing system for the private bus transport sector in Sri Lanka. Anuradha holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing and is currently reading for his MBA in Marketing at University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka.