From left: Yasas Abeywickara - Vice President of CSSL, Dr. Dayan Rajapakse - President of CSSL, Minister Eran Wickramarathne, Prof. Ashu Marasinghe and Shanil Fernando at the CSSL Awards 2016

Shanil Fernando, Co-founder, SVP & Managing Director of CAKE LABS, was named the ICT Leader of the Year 2016 by the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL). Shanil has been a part of the IT industry for 20 years. The CSSL is the apex body representing Sri Lanka’s IT Professionals. Every year it recognizes key individuals and businesses that have taken the Sri Lankan IT industry forward. The awards ceremony was held at the Galadari Hotel in line with the inauguration of the 2016 National IT conference of Sri Lanka. The ICT Leader of the Year award is the most prestigious award of the categories and was presented by Minister Eran Wickramarathne.