Kris Canekeratne, short for Krishan Canekeratne, is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Virtusa Corporation, which is headquartered in Worcester County, Massachusetts. He is a professional entrepreneur, blockchain technology developer, influencer, and innovative, and motivational leader. Founded Virtusa Corporation twenty years ago, which is at present a leading provider of digital business strategies, digital engineering, and IT services and solutions that help its customers achieve higher business profit.
As the Chief Executive Officer at Virtusa, he presides over 22K team members in 50 offices around North America, Asia, and Europe. Successfully deliver services across the IT space including solution design, implementation, testing, infrastructure support, etc. In 1997, he founded eDocs Inc., which is one of the leading providers of payment technology and electronic bill presentment that was backed by a few leading ventures in the areas of Boston, which was later acquired by Siebel Systems, which is currently collaborated with Oracle Corporation for $115 million.
Kris takes the lead in describing the company’s long-lasting ideologies and constantly accelerating younger generation technologies such as blockchain, cryptocurrency, and company innovation to enhance its leadership position in the industry. He is the winner of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Award for the Business Process Outsourcing category in the New England region on June 28, 2018.