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Judges

The Judges panel consists of an array of professionals who know the in and out of the Digital Media sphere like the back of their hands

Abbas Kamrudeen

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Abbas counts for over two decades experience in Management primarily in the IT/BPO sector. With
experience ranging from Regional Manager of "Capita Group UK" handling BPO operations of the BBC,
to Director/CEO of AKLO Information Technologies Pvt Limited, a  ICT company operating in the South
Africa, Japan and the South East Asian region.

Abbas counts for over two decades experience in Management primarily in the IT/BPO sector. With
experience ranging from Regional Manager of "Capita Group UK" handling BPO operations of the BBC,
to Director/CEO of AKLO Information Technologies Pvt Limited, a  ICT company operating in the South
Africa, Japan and the South East Asian region. He now Acts as the Managing Director of Debug Group of
Companies, overlooking a number of Technology companies within the Group which include Debug
Computers, A ICT Hardware and infrastructure company, ETL, A Radio Communications company,
Debug Creative Labs, A software development firm and Sinetcomm,  an Information Security company.  
   
After serving as an Executive Council member for the Federation of Information Technology Industry in
Sri Lanka (FITIS) for 4 years, Abbas took over as President of the Software chapter in 2015 and
reinstated as the president in 2016. Abbas was appointed the Co-Chairmen of APICTA Awards 2015,
held in Sri Lanka which was known to be one of the largest ICT events in the Region with over 600
foreign delegates visiting Sri Lanka.  Abbas also served the IT/BPO Export body, SLASSCOM as a
Council Member for 3 years up to 2013. Abbas was part of a number of Country Missions to Africa,
Scandinavia, Australia, Europe and the Middle East with the task of promoting the country as an IT/BPO
destination together with ICTA and EDB, while promoting the commercial interests of his company.
Abbas also represented the Industry as a Committee Member of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.  
 
Abbas now acts as a member of the “Sri Lanka Institute of Directors”,an exclusive body of prominent
Directors in Sri Lanka. He is on the executive committee of Asia Pacific ICT Alliance(APICTA), has
served as an International judge at the APICTA awards and has also been appointed to the Director Board
of The ICT Skills council of Sri Lanka. He is a Board Director of the Federation Chamber of Commerce
and Industry Sri Lanka, and To date held the position of Vice Chairman of The Federation of IT industry
Sri Lanka.
His undying belief that Knowledge creation and a Knowledge economy is the only way forward for Sri
Lanka, drives him towards educating and encouraging young Students and Entrepreneurs towards
learning, experimenting and challenging themselves constantly. His one concern and objective is to
improve the level of research work carried out in the Island. “Sri Lankans lag far behind the world
economies when it comes to research and innovation. It is our responsibility to change this” he says.  
 

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SLT
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Over All Stats
  • 03
    Years Continuously
  • 87
    Applicants
  • 82
    Winners

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