Selvaratnam Uthaiyashankar

Senior Vice President Engineering

Shankar has over 17 years of experience in the technology space spanning multiple functions, including web services, cloud deployments, solutions architecture, and engineering. He started his career at Millennium IT in a project that involved telecommunication billing systems. He joined WSO2 in 2007 and played many roles before taking on his current role of overseeing engineering. His previous work at WSO2 included contributing to web services implementation for C/C++/PHP/Perl, managing stratoslive deployment in the Cloud, and working directly with customers as part of the solutions architecture teams.

As the head of WSO2’s engineering team, Shankar is responsible for strategy and overall management of the function, ensuring products are developed on time and adhere to stringent quality standards.

He holds a BSc Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering from University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

When he’s not absorbed in product development in the technology world, you will find Shankar buried in books of various topics and genres. He claims he could spend hours or days doing nothing but read.