Mr Saman Perera with over 23 years of experience in Telecommunication Industry has extensive experience in the full spectrum of Strategic IT Management, ranging from Systems & Technology Strategy, Software Development, Operations, Business Process Innovation, HRM to Risk & IT Investment. Prior to appoint as the Group CIO of SLT Group, he served as Senior General Manager Information Systems at Mobitel transforming its IT Group to a key strategic unit that shaped Mobitel’s business and its entire value chain by infusing a powerful professional IT team that fueled many innovations in digital services while bringing down TCO for many critical systems.
He holds an MBA in Management of Technology from University of Moratuwa, MSc in Computer Science from University of Colombo and BSc from University of Colombo. He serves as a resource person for MBA in Information Technology at University of Moratuwa, served as a visiting Lecturer for Postgraduate Diploma/MBA in Information Systems Management, Faculty of Graduate Studies at University of Colombo. He is currently serving as a member of the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa as an industry representative. He is an active member of Computer Society of Sri Lanka, has also served as a Council Member of the Computer Society of Sri Lanka.