This page was last updated Nov-2009
Chamindra Kishan Ignatius de Silva
A Few details about me.....
- Sahana FOSS Disaster Management System - Director & First PMC Chair
- Virtusa - Technology Strategist to Global Technology Office (x-Global R&D Manager)
- Tilburg University - PhD Student
- Open Source Initiative (OSI) - Contributor
- Humanitarian-ICT Community - Co-Founder
- HFOSS - Concept Founder and Advisory Board Member for H-FOSS Project
- ISCRAM (Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management) - Committee Member
- W3C Disaster Management Ontology XG - Co-Chair
- IEEE-CS Sri Lanka Chapter - Founder Committee Member
Past and minor Involvements
- Lanka Software Foundation - x-Acting (Executive) Director and Project Lead
- Apache - Committer
- Asia OSS Symposium - Delegate for Sri Lanka
- UNDP IOSN - Sri Lanka / Humanitarian-FOSS Content Contributor
- Google Summer of Code - Project Mentor
- LKLUG - Passionate User
- Red Cross - Volunteer
- Digital Review of Asia Pacific 2009/2010 - Sri Lanka Chapter - IDRC Publication
- The Concept of Humanitarian FOSS - PeaceIT (Crisis Management Institute Publication)
- FOSS for Disaster Management - CACM Article
- The evolution of the Sahana Project - Sahana 2009 Conference
- Graduated in Engineering and Computer Science from Magdalen College, Oxford University
- MIT GITA Technovator Award Winner
- I am Sri Lankan, married with two mischievous baby boys.
- I have been fortunate to have lived in multiple countries and cultures growing up including those in Sri Lanka, Oman, Singapore, Papua New Guniea, UK and USA.
- Finally but not least in terms of my values I strive to be a Christian.
- chamindra [at] opensource [dot] lk (Sahana/FOSS email)
- chamindra [at] virtusa [dot] com (Official Virtusa email)
- C.K.I.DeSilva [at] uvt [dot] nl (Tilburg University email)
- chamindra [at] gmail [dot] com (Personal email)