Managing Director and head of the Colombo office of Stax
Ruwindhu Peiris is a Managing Director and head of the Colombo office of Stax, a global strategy consulting firm with offices in Boston, Chicago, New York and Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Ruwindhu’s passion is to help Asia based companies grow into global brands while attracting global investors to participate in the tremendous potential in the region. He currently serves on the national Innovation and IT steering committee appointed by the government cabinet to position Sri Lanka as the “Island of Ingenuity” and guide the industry towards a $5B export target by 2022. He served as the Chairman of SLASSCOM (2017-2018) , one of the most influential national chambers that acts as a catalyst of growth for the Sri Lankan knowledge and innovation industry.
Prior to joining Stax, Mr. Peiris was Vice President and the Global Head of Operations for Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ: VRTU), a global information technology services company. During his tenure at Virtusa, he has successfully implemented multiple complex solutions for Global 500 companies in the Banking, Financial Services, Insurance and Telecom industries, transforming their data and information into critical dashboards and decision tools.