Dhushy Thillaivasan

Founder / COO

Dhushy possess a variety of talents which reaches over 22 years of experience in the IT Industry. Among many things he is known as an Innovator, IT Professional, Entrepreneur, and most of all and Archer.

Dhushy’s career kicked off as an Analyst/Programmer at Golden Key Software Solutions where he was recognised for his skills and was awarded ‘Best Quality Software Award’ in 2000. This was the starting point to many more accomplishments, and important milestones over two decades. He has a solid educational profile with a BSc in Management Information Systems, from the University College of Dublin, a MBA from the University of Sri Jayawardenepura and a MA in International Relations, from the University of Colombo.

Dhushy’s zest for innovativeness drove him play an essential role in starting and building many successful organizations.

● He co-founded zMessenger, the first mobile marketing company in Sri Lanka. Since then zMessenger has won multiple awards: The GSM Association Award 2005 for best use of a mobile application in an emergency situation and Most Innovative Brand of the Year by Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM).

● He co-founded Orik Payment Solutions, a company that specializes and operates the Automated Fare Collection (AFC) and micro payment systems in Sri Lanka.

● In 2015 he co-founded Silverleap Technology, an enterprise that specializes in secure mobile NFC solutions with disruptive payment technologies.

His zeal for work also spills into his extra curricular activities. Dushy is a professional and passionate archer, and a fitness enthusiast. When not at work he spends his evening at the gym, and over the weekend he spends his time at the archery range.