25 Jan, 2023 | 3 min read

Highlighting the Winners of WSO2’s Certified Employee of the Year: 2022

  • Nivethan Uthayakumar
  • Senior Developer Relations Officer - Training & Certification - WSO2

We’re thrilled to shine the spotlight on the top performers of WSO2’s Certified Employee of the Year contest. This is our second successive year, having first kicked off this initiative in 2021. As such, the contest recognizes and honors the tireless efforts of our employees who were awarded the most certifications during 2022. 

Read on to find out the winners.


Lakshitha was the overall winner with an impressive 14 certifications. He received 1 Solutions Architect, 2 Expert, 6 Developer, 2 Sales Professional, and 3 Practitioner certifications.

Lakshitha is an Associate Technical Lead in WSO2 API Manager’s developer team. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, specializing in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering. Lakshitha has frequently been regarded among WSO2’s Rockstars, an employee initiative to publish industry-specific content. He was also a WSO2 Outstanding Contributor in 2020.

Click here for a detailed list of Lakshitha’s WSO2 certifications.


Maneesha completed an admirable 12 certifications in the past year, receiving 1 Expert, 6 Developer, 2 Sales, and 3 Practitioner certifications. 

Maneesha is an Associate Technical Lead in WSO2’s Customer Success team. He has a bachelor’s degree in Information and Communication Technology from the University of Colombo School of Computing, Sri Lanka. In 2014, Maneesha was awarded for his contribution towards social responsibility through social media at the Digital Empowerment Awards for South Asia. 

For a full list of Maneesha’s WSO2 certifications, click here


Hasitha ended 2022 with 9 certifications, consisting of 5 Developer, 1 Sales, and 3 Practitioner certifications. 

Hasitha is a Senior Software Engineer in WSO2’s Customer Success team and has been with the company since 2019. He has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

Click here for a complete list of Hasitha’s WSO2 certifications. 

Congratulations to Lakshitha, Maneesha, and Hasitha for your hard work in 2022. We hope to see you grow your understanding of WSO2 and its product suite in the future.

Learn More About WSO2 Certifications

Are you a WSO2 partner, customer, student, or a fan of our products? Do you want to showcase your expertise in our solutions and gain a competitive edge? Start learning at your own pace today by signing up to our learning management system (LMS). 

Additionally, if you are a working professional who wants to better understand our product portfolio, take part in our annual WSO2 Certified Professional of the Year contest. Get started here and choose from a range of certifications including API management, integration, and customer identity and access management (CIAM), just to name a few. Check out our winners from 2021 and 2020