Senaka Fernando joined WSO2 in April 2009. He is an Senior Technical Lead and a member of the integration technologies management committee, who has focused on the WSO2 Governance Registry and WSO2 Cloud Services Gateway. In addition to his product development efforts, Senaka has provided technology consulting on customer engagements, helping to successfully implement governance, enterprise application integration, SAP integration, and on-premise portal solutions. Senaka also founded the WSO2 Web Services Framework/C++ during his internship with WSO2 in 2008.
Senaka is an elected member of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) and also a Project Management Committee (PMC) member and committer for a number of projects, which currently include Apache Web Services, Axis2, and several Apache incubator projects. Additionally, Senaka is a member of the OASIS S-RAMP, WEMI, and TOSCA technical committees. As a participant in the Google Summer of Code for both 2008 and 2009, he also worked on the Apache Harmony and Ptolemy II projects at the University of California, Berkeley.
Senaka’s paper, “Cloud Services Gateway: A tool for exposing Private Services to the Public Cloud with fine-grained Control” will be featured in CloudFlow2012. He also has published numerous articles and tutorials published on the WSO2 OxygenTank developer community site. Senaka was a speaker at ApacheCon 2011; he also has conducted several WSO2 technical workshops on governance and cloud computing in the United States and Europe.
Prior to joining WSO2, Senaka was the 2008 Microsoft Student Ambassador for the Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. He also served as a visiting instructor at the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Moratuwa,
Senaka holds a first class honors degree in computer science and Engineering from the University of Moratuwa. For his undergraduate project at the University of Moratuwa, Senaka developed SCI-Flex (http://sci-flex.org), which unleashes the power of complex event processing (CEP) within a service-oriented architecture through the flexible integration of the Esper CEP engine with the WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus.
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