Ruwindhu Peiris is a Managing Director at Stax Inc., and serves as the head of the Colombo Office. Additionally, Ruwindhu works across our offices to enable an agile and efficient operating platform. He works closely with the other Directors to synthesize our unique experiences to develop innovative new service offerings that help clients maximize investments and capitalize on emerging opportunities.
Prior to joining Stax, Ruwindhu was Vice President and the Head of Operations for Virtusa Corporation, a global information technology (IT) services company providing IT consulting, technology and outsourcing services. In this role he was accountable for strategy execution via business planning, resource management, and overall operations optimization. During his ten years at Virtusa, Ruwindhu successfully implemented multiple complex solutions for Global 500 companies in the banking, financial services, insurance, and telecom industries, transforming their data and information into business-critical dashboards and decision tools.
Previously, Ruwindhu worked for Nortel Networks (Ottawa, Canada) within the Synchronous Optical Networks division, and John Keells Holdings (one of Sri Lanka’s largest Blue Chip companies) where he designed and implemented unified data, voice and video networks.
Ruwindhu earned an M.B.A. from Edith Cowan University (Australia) and is an Electrical Engineering graduate from Queen’s University (Canada).