Mr. Dinesh Saparamadu is the Founder and Chairman of the hSenid Group of Companies. He began his career with Aetna Life and Casualty, Connecticut, USA, where he worked as an Enterprise Technology Consultant. He then joined Pepsi Cola in New York as a software professional. As an entrepreneur in Sri Lanka, he has established over twelve companies over the course of three decades. The hSenid Sofware International Group is a leader in the enterprise and mobile application market and serves 45 countries with thousands of customers worldwide.
The latest company founded by Mr. Saparamadu is Applova Inc. based in Silicon Valley, USA and focuses on delivering innovative e-commerce solutions for restaurants. Mr. Saparamadu is extremely passionate about supporting Sri Lanka’s IT industry and is a Founding Member and Past Chairman of Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies (SLASSCOM).
In appreciation of his contribution to shaping the ICT landscape in Sri Lanka, he has been recognized locally and internationally on several occasions, receiving the “ICTA Most Outstanding Contribution Award” in 2012, “Sri Lankan Entrepreneur of the Year Award” in 2014 and the SLASSCOM Chairman’s Award in 2016. Mr. Saparamadu has an MSc in Computer Science and BSc in Computer Engineering from the University of Bridgeport,USA, and he completed the Executive Program for Growing Companies at Stanford University Graduate School of Business, USA.