Nuwan Bandara joined WSO2 in July 2009. He is associate technical lead and member of the development technologies management committee, focusing on the WSO2 Gadget Server, WSO2 Mashup Server, Jaggery, and API Store. Additionally, Nuwan has provided technology consulting on customer engagements, including identity solutions and systems integration for the telecommunications, banking and financial services industries.
Nuwan specializes in Java enterprise technologies, service-oriented architecture (SOA) implementation, distributed computing, Web engineering with Java/PHP technologies and software design patterns. He has contributed to the Apache Web Services and Shindig projects. In 2007 and 2008, Nuwan conducted research and development for the European Union's (EU) Information Society Technologies SOA and mobile computing projects. He also is a member of the British Computer Society.
Nuwan has been a featured speaker at WSO2Con 2011 and the Apache Asia Road Show 2009.
Nuwan holds a first class honors degree in software engineering from the Informatics Institute of Technology, Sri Lanka, an affiliate of the University of Westminster, UK. There, his final year dissertation focused on designing an SOA for public infrastructure and services governance. In 2009, Nuwan won the Dr. Gamini Wickramasinghe Gold Medal of Excellence for his academic achievements. He is currently reading for a master's degree in management information systems from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
Nuwan is a movie buff and enjoys all night movie marathons. He is also a sports fan and enjoys swimming, table tennis and badminton.
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