Name:Mothilal De Silva
TitleCompany:Chief Executive Officer, Internet Plus Asia, Sri Lanka
Bio:Mothilal is the Co- Founder CEO of the Internet Plus Asia, a co-creation platform for tech start-ups in Asia. Prior to this he was a CEO, Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Corporate Officer, Chief Operating Officer and VP of number of Telecommunications and IT companies in Asia and Pacific regions for over 20 years.
He is a turnaround specialists and a strategist. As the Group CEO of Telecom Fiji Ltd, he was responsible for turning the company around and showing growing profit for 4 consecutive years. He was instrumental in winning three GSM awards, International Asia Pacific Quality Award, Asia CSR award and a catalyst for turning around many Asian Telcos.
He obtained Doctor of Business Administration from PPA Business School, Paris, winning a distinction for his dissertation “Corporate Venture Capital as an engagement model for co-creating 5G ready services”. He has a MSC in IT from Keele University UK, MBA from Post Graduate Institute of Management, SL and BSc (Production Engineering) SL.