Srinath Perera is a senior software architect at WSO2 Inc., where he overlooks the overall WSO2 platform architecture with the CTO. He also serves as a research scientist at Lanka Software Foundation and teaches as a visiting faculty at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Moratuwa. He is a co-founder of Apache Axis2 open source project, and he has been involved with the Apache Web Service project since 2002 and is a member of Apache Software foundation and Apache Web Service project PMC. He is also a committer of Apache open source projects Axis, Axis2, and Geronimo.
He received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Sciences from Indiana University, Bloomington, USA and received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering degree from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.
He has authored many technical and peer reviewed research articles, and more details can be found on his website. He is also a frequent speaker at technical venues.
He has worked with large-scale distributed systems for a long time. He closely works with Big Data technologies like Hadoop and Cassandra daily. He also teaches a parallel programming graduate class at University of Moratuwa, which is primarily based on Hadoop.