New Chief Technology Officer at Axiata Digital Labs | Sunday Observer

New Chief Technology Officer at Axiata Digital Labs

8 May, 2022
Namal Jayathilake 
Namal Jayathilake 

Axiata Digital Labs (ADL), a provider of innovative software services, has chosen Namal Jayathilake as its new Chief Technology Officer.

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

He has been with the Axiata Group for over 18 years, in various capacities, and joined ADL in January 2019, as VP of the Emerging Technology business unit. 

In his new role, Namal will provide leadership to the entire Engineering Organisation at ADL. 

He will primarily focus on engineering delivery and rigour, people growth and development, R&D, and business sustainability.

Namal has deep experience in core telecom functions, Digital Transformation, Software development and delivery, and product R&D and delivery. His extensive experience in working with global industry leaders makes him uniquely suited to lead the recently reorganised engineering group and oversee all engineering practices at ADL to optimise synergy.