Sunday, March 29

Introduction of Ishantha Siribaddana

Educationist Lecturer and an Entrepreneur

Ishantha Siribaddana
Dr Ishantha Siribaddana is an educationist Lecturer and an Entrepreneur. He founded the Java Institute for Advanced Technology as the pioneering Software Engineering School in Sri Lanka and he has been serving as the chairman of the organization since the inception.   

Entrepreneur and Business History in Brief

Before Start the University: Young Ishantha Siribaddana started his first partnered business Concord Gems and Lapidary in 1987 as an instructor in Gem Cutting Technology at the age of 19. In 1989 he has started a education centre in Kuruwita Rathnapura for O/L Science and Mathematics. In 1989 he has partnered to Motor Vehicle Repairing Centre as a Painting Technician and a Mechanic.
 

During the Tenure of University: In 1991 he has started Ishuscrome Marketing Services to distribute gift items manufactured by plaster of Paris. He extended his marketing service to distribute ceramic gift items as an Island wide agent of Golden Rock Porcelain (Pvt) Ltd in Galle in 1992.  
He was the pioneer to introduce high frequency plastic welding technology to manufacture PVC carrier bags to Sri Lanka in 1992. He started a factory to manufacture PVC bags, artificial leather products and school bags in 1993. 

After the Graduation:
In 1994 he has started a offset

Past Involvements of Ishantha Siribaddana

Dr Ishantha Siribaddana has involved in following businesses and services before he was enter into the field of education. He certified the Sun Certified Java Programmer(SCJP) Examination as the first ever candidate in Sri Lanka.  He has entered into the field of education in 2002 as an IT lecturer to train candidates for Sun Certified Java Programmer examination.    

  1. Former Director/Member of the Bord: Vocational Training Authority of Sri Lanka Under Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development - (2014 - 2015)
  2. Former Lecturer: Distance Learning Centre Ltd - (2003 -2005)
  3. Former Part Time Instructor: Vocational Training Authority of Sri Lanka - (2002 - 2003)
  4. Managing Director: Motorchrome Auto Gas (Pvt) Ltd - (1997 - 2001)
  5. Managing Director: Agrichrome Plantations (Pvt) Ltd - (1998 - 2001)
  6. Managing Director: Motorchrome Industries (Pvt) Ltd - (1999 - 2001)
  7. Treasurer: Small and Medium Scale Industrialist Association Sri Lanka - (1996 - 1997)  
  8. Proprietor: Ishuschrome Marketing Services  - (1992 - 1996)

Saturday, March 28

Group of Companies of Java Institute Holdings (Pvt) Ltd and Positions are being Held by Ishantha Siribaddana

Twelve companies have been set up under the Java Institute Holdings (Pvt) Ltd to enhance the quality of education at the Java Institute for Advanced Technology. Unique services are being offered to students by the sister companies to standardize the quality of the education at the Java Institute.

Positions are being held in Subsidiary Companies by  Dr. Ishantha Siribaddana   

  1. Chairman - Java Institute Holdings (Pvt) Ltd
  2. Chairman - Java Institute for Advanced Technology
  3. Chairman - Exon Management Systems (Pvt) Ltd,
  4. Chairman - Java Robotics and Intelligence Research Centre (Pvt) Ltd,
  5. Chariman - Exon Software Solutions (Pvt) Ltd.
  6. Chairman - Vegaanet Ecommerce Solutions (Pvt) Ltd,
  7. Chairman - Exon Media Factory (Pvt) Ltd,
  8. Chairman - Web Technology Research Centre (Pvt) Ltd,
  9. Chairman - Exon Business Consultancies (Pvt) Ltd
  10. Consultant - Unisonic Interior Solutions (Pvt) Ltd
  11. Director - Brain Technology and Research Centre (Pvt) Ltd,
  12. Director - Maharishi Institute for Advanced Technology (Pvt) Ltd

Tuesday, February 10

Education and Academic History of Ishantha Siribaddana


The academic and professional education of Dr. Ishantha Siribaddana has been received in many part of the country due to his parents work enrollment has been spanned through various parts of the country as government employees.     
  1. Nursery Education - St Theresa Nursery School Kurundugaha Hathapma - Elpitya (1973 - 1974)
  2. Grade 1 - Grade 3 Rajakiya Vidyalaya (Previously known as Hulandawa Nawa Kanitu Vidyalaya) Moneragala (1975 -1978)
  3. Grade 4 - Grade 5 - Dharmashoka Vidyalaya (Previously Known as Kanishta Vidyalaya) Bandarawela (1978 - 1980)
    He has qualified the grade 5 scholarship examination obtaining the 8th position in Badualla District with 178 marks out of 200.
  4. Grade 6 - Grade 12 - Ananda College - Colombo 10 (1980 - 1987)
    He has qualified Ordinary Level Exam with four Distinctions and four Credits and Advance level with three credits and one pass in mathematics stream.
  5. Gangarama Technical School - Followed Certificate Course in Motor Engineering.  
  6. Institute of Chemistry Ceylon - Followed Industrial Chemistry Graduate Program (1988 - 1991) and Ishantha Siribaddana was offered Merit Bursary Scholarship Award at the end of the first year to follow second year for the free of charge.
  7. University - University of Colombo (1988 - 1994) - Completed

Tuesday, February 3

Interests of Ishantha Siribaddana

Interest of Dr. Ishantha Siribaddana are aligned towards technology development and research work, social services and research and practice Buddhism. 
  1. Develop business models for e-Business environments and put them in to work 
    1. www.vegaanet.com - Pioneering Multi Vendor Ecommerce Platform of Sri Lanka
    2. www.ijtsdomain.com - Domain name service which customers can buy domains below the international rates. 
    3. www.exonhosts.com - Worlds the most economical Glassfish Hosting Service. 
    4. grocery.vegaanet.com - Pioneering active grocery of Sri Lanaks
    5. unisonic.vegaanet.com - Ecommerce Solution for home and office furniture
    6. www.exoncloud.com - Pioneering ERP Cloud Solution in Sri Lanka
    7. www.bulksmsdominator.com - Self configurable bulk SMS sender to