The Digital Marketers Association of Sri Lanka strives to be the representative of the digital marketing, marketing technology and online media industries of the country, bringing together these diverse individuals on their own professional merit
This will be a platform for organizations and individuals to expand their horizons in the field of
digital marketing while contributing to the evolution of the industry
Amitha is a Digital Marketing professional based in Colombo, Sri Lanka with more than 15 years of experience in eMarketing, eCommerce, social media marketing and performance marketing. Amitha plays an active role in disseminating digital marketing knowledge among young students of marketing in Sri Lanka as a visiting lecturer and lead trainer. He is currently the Co-Founder and CEO of the Asia Pacific Institute of Digital Marketing. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from University of Sri Jayewardenepura and a Master of Business Administration from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM). He also is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (MCIM)
With over 20 years of industry experience, Rajitha has helped some of the world’s best-loved hospitality brands to utilize the immense potential of digital marketing with the use of innovative strategies and cutting-edge solutions. Founder and CEO of eMarketingEye, he has successfully led the company to become one of the leading Digital Marketing Agencies in Asia Pacific specializing in Hospitality industry. Rajitha holds a Postgraduate Qualifications in Marketing and Business Management from CIM UK and University of Colombo. He is a Fellow Member (FCIM) of CIM (UK)
Umair is a pioneering professional with over 13 years of experience in the digital marketing industry. Umair shaped the digital strategy for Wijeya Newspapers during his tenure of 11 years. He specializes in concepts such as Programmatic Advertising, Social Listening and Digital PR. He currently represents Facebook in Sri Lanka as the Authorized Sales Partner where he works with brands to provide strategic consultation on Facebook’s Family of apps. He is also the co-founder of Newswire. Umair is a Chartered Marketer (13/14), MCIM (UK) and holds an MBA (UK). Umair is also a lecturer and corporate speaker on digital media related topics
Gayathri holds just over a decade of experience in fields of Digital Marketing, Online Branding and Communications Strategy, eCommerce and Online Revenue Optimization. She is professionally a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (MCIM) and is a certified Google Partner. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Staffordshire University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Computing and Information Systems by the University of Wales. Gayathri currently works for a global travel technology company, focused on revenue optimization and online distribution strategies for some of the region’s largest hotel chains and independent properties.
Lalinda is an entrepreneur with over 20 years of collective experience as a corporate professional and a successful entrepreneur. His experience ranges from operational to strategic level in Sales, Marketing, Administration and Corporate Strategizing disciplines in Digital Marketing, Tourism, IT, Education and Telecommunication sectors. He holds an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM-USJ), BSc (IT) from University of Keele (UK) and a Degree in IT from the University of Colombo. He has also obtained several professional qualifications. He is currently reading for his PhD and is the founder of a boutique digital marketing agency
Arjun holds an MBA and BSc in Communications, specialized in Marketing and Advertising. He has worked as a Digital Marketing Specialist for leading media institutions in Sri Lanka. Arjun started his professional career in India in 2008 when digital marketing was a new phenomenon. He is currently the co-founder of one of Sri Lanka’s award-winning digital content solutions providers, Digital Content (Pvt) Ltd. He also serves as a director at Sri Lanka’s first Influencer Marketing Agency, Dice Lanka, and a director at Digital Writers, Jasmin Media and Arc Digital SL (Pvt) Ltd
Shehan has over 18 years of experience in Digital Marketing and is the Managing Director of Loops Integrated, an advertising agency based in Sri Lanka which has offices in Malaysia, Qatar, Japan and Australia. He holds a BSc in Business Management, Masters in IT and is a Chartered Marketer (UK). He is very involved in multiple companies in the Digital and Media space, especially nurturing startup companies to grow and expand
Hisham is the co-founder of Digibrush, a design and digital agency with over 75 people based in Sri Lanka and Singapore. He has over 10+ years of industry experience in conceptualising and executing digital campaigns for multiple industries including Telco, F&B- App Marketing, E-Commerce etc. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A) from Staffordshire University.
Shalendra started his career in a digital video start-up based in London, returning to Sri Lanka in 2013 to work at a pioneering e-commerce firm. From there, he transitioned to life at digital agencies in 2015 when he joined GroupM. He led the Unilever digital team spearheading their digital acceleration for 3 years and went on to leading the entire digital arm for GroupM from late 2018. Under his leadership GroupM manages one of the largest digital client portfolios in the country and maintains an unparalleled global award-winning track record
Prasad is an award-winning digital marketing consultant and strategist based in Sri Lanka. His knowledge and understanding of the digital landscape have benefited a diverse mix of clients from Government institutions, private sector companies to start-ups and NGOs. He has helped to improve digital skills training across the country, especially among Journalists. He has received many International awards for his digital empowerment activities; in 2020, he received an honorary title for his tireless efforts to minimize the digital gap in Sri Lanka
Niranka is currently the Chairman and CEO of Antyra Solutions, an Integrated Digital Agency. With 18 years’ experience in eCommerce, digital strategy, and business development, he has worked with over 300 brands globally. Recognized as among the ’20 Best Digital Marketing Professionals’ in the world at the World Marketing Summit 2013, Niranka is a Chartered IT Professional with a Master’s in Business Administration
An enthusiastic digital marketing professional based in Sri Lanka, Udara Dharmasena is currently working for Facebook ASP at Roar Global as the VP – Client Success and is also a lecturer at Asia Pacific Institute of Digital Marketing (APIDM) and Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM). A strategic thinker and a marketer in lieu with all the modern global trends, Udara has played a significant role in conceptualizing, planning and implementing digital marketing strategies for reputed brands across Sri Lanka during his tenure at Ogilvy, a leading international agency
Indu is one of the leading professionals in Sri Lanka for Social Media and Digital Marketing. She has 12+ years of experience with a key digital marketing agency as the Head of Digital Marketing. Aside from being a Social Media Marketing consultant for entrepreneurs and personal brands, conducting online courses & in-person workshops; Indu is the co-manager of Google Business Group in Colombo and the Country Lead for Women Will in Sri Lanka. She is also the key resource person for the weekly online webinar series by Social Biz Sundae, a Los Angeles – Colombo collaboration.
Kevin is currently heading Digital at MullenLowe Sri Lanka and previously headed Digital at Mindshare Sri Lanka Team Unilever. He carries over 10 years of experience in Digital Marketing, awarded locally and globally. He also has an avid interest in the field of Martech, Marcom, Gaming, and Technology. He holds a Diploma in Information Technology from British Computer Society
Gazzaly is a national award-winning digital marketing expert with over a decade of experience. He has worked with more than 50 international and local brands. Currently, he heads the Digital Marketing division at Dialog Axiata PLC. Prior to this position, Gazzaly was a Senior Manager at Loops Digital – Digital Marketing. Gazzaly is also a visiting lecturer at the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing. He’s been instrumental in upskilling and training countless students and marketers on digital marketing and how to translate their marketing messages across multiple digital platforms and online communities