Mitra Innovation mulls further expansion | Sunday Observer

Mitra Innovation mulls further expansion

Mitra Innovation, a technology Innovation company based in Sri Lanka, Australia and the UK, was set up in 2012 by three people – Ashok Suppiah (CEO), Derek Bell (COO) and Dammika Ganegama (MD), all visionaries with a passion for technology and innovation.

The company which had humble beginnings with a skeleton staff, one office and two clients, has today, grown to a global organisation with an employee headcount of 110, and five offices – three in Sri Lanka, an headquarters in London, and a new office which has just opened in Suffolk, England.

The company also has over 20 clients including Philips, Pizza Hut, Kantar Worldpanel (a WPP company), Ramsay Healthcare, Capital Alliance, Delmege, Guardian MPS, Beyond Analysis and Eagle Boys. And a network of partners in place with companies such as WSO2, Chakray, and Cap Gemini.

Mitra Innovation helps smart entrepreneurs, enterprises and public service organisations to accelerate innovative ideas into global businesses or solutions, through product incubation, digital transformation, and integration services.

It has ambitious plans for this year with regard to technology innovation, advanced R&D and launching proprietary Mitra Innovation integration and incubation products, such as APE2 and AI5. Mitra also plans to more than double its engineering team during the year.

Ashok Suppiah said, “We are very proud of how far Mitra Innovation has come in the UK and Sri Lanka, and the impact our people and technology have had in helping companies and partners with accelerated innovative solutions. We are also committed to building a long-lasting company with an innovative culture, and to nurture the next generation of tech evolution.”

Dammika Ganegama said, “We are excited about the future and the opportunities it holds. Our latest office marks the next stage in our development and our 100th member of staff marked a key milestone. We look forward to continuing our growth at an even faster rate with additional global clients, and continued hiring in the UK, Europe, Australia and Sri Lanka.”