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Immediate Past President of the IESL, Eng.Tilak De Silva’s portrait unveiled

26 Aug 2014 9:24 AM | IESL (Administrator)

The portrait of the Immediate Past President of the IESL, Eng. Tilak De Silva, joined the portraits of all its past presidents adorning the hallowed walls of its Committee Room when it was unveiled at a simple ceremony held at the IESL on Friday, 8th August, 2014. Past Presidents of the present era and Council members attended the event with. Eng. Tilak De Silva himself being present.

Eng. Tilak De Silva joined the IESL in 1992 and become a Fellow in 1999 and served  in the IESL Council for almost 15yrs in various capacities including 3 consecutive years as Vice President before being elected as President Elect for the 2011/2012 Sessions. His tenure as President of the IESL was during the 2012 / 2013 Sessions.

Click here for the full text of his speech at the event.

Eng. Tilak De Silva is currently the Chief innovation  Officer of Sri Lanka Telecom and hails from Panadura. He attended Sri Sumangala College, Panadura and obtained his graduate degree in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Moratuwa in 1983 and his MSc in Data Communications from the Brunel University, UK in 2002.

He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK, Chartered Engineer of the Engineering Council, UK, Fellow and Chartered IT Professional of the British Computer Society and Member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, USA.

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