Mifan Careem

Senior Director -Solutions Architecture

Mifan is the senior director of solutions architecture at WSO2. In his role, he works closely with customers liaising with WSO2 engineering and sales teams to analyze and define domain specific solution architectures in client domains.

Mifan has extensive experience in SOA and industry-specific solution architectures and specializes in spatial architectures and GIS, eGovernment cloud, emergency management, and big data analytics.

Prior to joining WSO2, he co-founded Respere in 2007 a technology startup specializing in humanitarian ICT solutions. He was also lead architect for many global projects, including the national initiative to build a cloud-based SOA platform for local government bodies in Sri Lanka. In addition, he was a founding member and board director of the Sahana Project.

He is a Ph.D. candidate at University of Colombo, and is reading for an MBA at Australian Institute of Business; he holds a degree from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. He is a visiting lecturer on web services, internet programming and software architecture at the University of Moratuwa.

He describes himself as a neogeographer.