Samisa is the Senior Vice President of Product Management at WSO2. He has nearly two decades of experience working for systems integrators and software vendors with a global exposure.
Prior to his current role, Samisa was heading the WSO2 engineering team where he looked after the development of WSO2’s three open source platforms at the time: the WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware platform, WSO2 Stratos cloud middleware platform, and WSO2 StratosLive PaaS.
Samisa has been a committer of the Apache Web services project since May 2004, and he initiated the Apache Axis2/C project. Having published two books: RESTFul PHP Web Services, and PHP Team Development, in addition to several articles, he has also spoken at numerous industry conferences, including ApacheCon, ZendCon and IndicThreads among others.
Samisa is a visiting lecturer at the Computer Science and Engineering Department of University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
He holds a BSc in engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, and an MSc from the University of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka.