INET Colombo is envisioned to the biggest ICT event of 2015 in Sri Lanka. A dedicated team is responsible for both traditional and online media promotion and activities. Although only a limited number of participants can be accommodated at the main site, remote hubs will be operating in multiple locations in Sri Lanka including Jaffna and Kandy with a total audience of over 1000.
Professor Chon contributed to the Internet’s growth in Asia through his extensive work in advancing Internet initiatives, research, and development. He developed the first Internet in Asia, called SDN in 1982.
Raúl was one of the founders of LACNIC (the Internet Address Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean) where he played a key role in bringing together several organizations to support this endeavor.
Saman Amarasinghe is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was a co-founder of Lanka Internet Services, Ltd., the pioneering Internet Service Provider in Sri Lanka.
Mr. Harish Pillay has been Chief Technology Architect, South Asia of Red Hat Inc., since September 29, 2003. Mr. Pillay is responsible for revenue growth in South Asia through the expansion of Red Hat resources and enterprise customer support in the region.
Prof. Kanchana Kanchanasut brought the Internet to Thailand and was actively involved in many Internet connectivity initiatives in other Southeast Asian countries.
Prof. Induruwa pioneered academic and research networking and Internet deployment in Sri Lanka. He served as prime mover, Principal Investigator and Project Leader of the LEARN.
Satish Babu is the Director of the International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS), an autonomous academic/research institution of the Government of Kerala, India.