IronOne & BoardPAC CEO Lakmini Wijesundera in EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women programme.

IronOne Technologies and BoardPAC Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Lakmini Wijesundera was chosen by Ernst and Young (EY), a global professional services company, to be included in the prestigious EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women (EWW) Asia-Pacific programme 2017 as a top women entrepreneur in the region.

Participants of this year’s programme convened for the first time on May 15 and 16 at the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Asia-Pacific Conference held in Mumbai. At different sessions, participants were able to share the same passion for innovation, service, developing people and improving the quality of their lives, providing customers exceptional experiences, all the while being rooted in strong ethical values.

A media release issued by EY said the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women Asia-Pacific programme, now in its third year, is an executive leadership programme that identifies a select group of high-potential women entrepreneurs whose businesses show real potential to scale and then helps them do it. This year-long programme is designed for women with established businesses who are ready to scale operations and grow to become global market leaders by equipping participants with tools and relevant information. Expressing her views, Ms. Wijesundera said, “As the first Sri Lankan entrepreneur to get selected for this initiative, I find this opportunity as a lifetime achievement to work along with leading women entrepreneurial leaders from Australia, Greater China, Singapore, South Korea and Vietnam, as well as strengthen executive leadership and business skills by identifying opportunities to grow IronOne and BoardPac through regional visibility. My vision is to bring Sri Lanka global recognition for being highly capable in the field of IT innovations.”

Ms.Wijesundera has over 20 years of experience in technology management and enterprise software development. Her business, IronOne Technologies and BoardPac, currently operates globally across 15 countries and has successfully collaborated forming international partnerships with leading companies in the telecom sector such as Maxis in Malaysia, Robi Axiata in Bangladesh, SingTel in Singapore and XL Axiata in Indonesia.

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Sunday Times