Professor Lalith Gamage has been appointed as the Chairman of Information & Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA).
Prof. Gamage is scheduled to assume office on 01.01.2021.
Preceded by Jayantha De Silva, who will be leaving as the Secretary to the newly-created Ministry of Technology.
Prof. Gamage was the chief architect in establishing the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) in 1999 and the Vice Chancellor and CEO.
He is an Advisory Board Member of Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies (SLASSCOM) and the Founding President of Sri Lanka Association of Non-State Higher Education Institutes (SLANSHEI).
Prof. Gamage is an Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering graduate from the University of Moratuwa and holds a PhD from the University of British Columbia, Canada, where he is also an Affiliate Professor. In 2000 he won The Outstanding Young Person of the year (TOYP) Award for Academic Leadership.