Samisa is the Chief Engineering and Delivery Officer at WSO2. With nearly two decades of experience working for systems integrators and software vendors with global exposure, Samisa, in his current role, leads the delivery of post-sales customer satisfaction at WSO2. His current role includes looking after WSO2’s technical support and executing development services to help customers implement solutions.
Prior to his current role in delivery, 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.