Thushera Kawdawatta, CEO of Axiata Digital Labs (ADL), one of Asia’s fastest growing and most innovative software and IT service providers, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.

Forbes Technology Council Is an Invitation-Only Community forWorld-Class CIOs, CTOs, and Technology Executives.


Thushera Kawdawatta, CEO of AxiataDigital Labs (ADL), one of Asia’s fastest growing and most innovative softwareand IT service providers, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, aninvitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technologyexecutives.


Thushera Kawdawattawas vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversityof his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record ofsuccessfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal andprofessional achievements and honors.


“We are honored towelcome Thushera Kawdawatta into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder ofForbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Technology Council. “Ourmission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from everyindustry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps everymember grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the businessworld.”


“I am delighted tojoin the Forbes Technology Council and share my decades of experience withother leaders in the technology council community,” said Thushera Kawdawatta.“The rapid pace of innovation requires global collaboration between leaders andthis exchange of ideas will help me further cement ADL as world classtechnology provider.”


As an acceptedmember of the Council, Thushera has access to a variety of exclusiveopportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He willconnect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. Thusherawill also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share hisexpert insights in original business articles on, and to contributeto published Q&A panels alongside other experts.


Finally, AxiataDigital Labs will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business servicepartners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch supportof the Forbes Councils member concierge team. 


Founded in 2019,Axiata Digital Labs is an innovative software service provider offering telcofocused digital and IT services and solutions that enable individuals,enterprises, and society. With over 1000 professionals spread across 3countries, ADL helps global customers in the space of telecommunications,digital services & financial services.


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