INFOTEL 2015 partners with Metropolitan as main sponsor for inaugural CIO Forum

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(L-R) – Indika Adikari (INFOTEL Organizing Committee), Derrick Ferdinandus (President, FITIS/ INFOTEL Organizing Committee), Dr.Dayan Rajapakse (President, CSSL), Chintaka Wijewickrama (Chairman FITIS) receiving the sponsorship letter from Ivor Maharoof (Group Director, Metropolitan Holdings Pvt Ltd), Anil Gunawardene (Chief Technology Officer, Metropolitan Group), Ali Asgar (Director, Metropolitan Office Pvt Ltd), Uvindhu Gopallawa (Assistant General Manager, Metropolitan Computers Pvt Ltd), Chamintha Thilakarathna (Head of Group Corporate Communications, Metropolitan Group)

The ICT industry’s landmark event INFOTEL has partnered with the technology giant Metropolitan as its main sponsor, for the inaugural Chief Information Officer (CIO) Forum to be held on 
November 20.
The INFOTEL exhibition which will be held for the 14th time in 2015, is introducing a new dimension to the event with an exclusive CIO Forum for selected invitees. Two leading ICT industry bodies, the Federation of IT Industry Sri Lanka(FITIS) &the Computer Society of Sri Lanka (CSSL) are jointly organizing the inaugural event. Executive Council Member of CSSL & FITIS, Dr.Prasad Samarasinghe said, “This Forum is going to become a major part of the annual INFOTEL exhibition and will be open to over 300 CIOs in 
Sri Lanka.” 
President, CSSL, Dr. Dayan Rajapakse said, “The Computer Society of Sri Lanka is very happy to partner with FITIS in organizing this CIO Forum, at INFOTEL 2015. This will enable top level IT decision makers to visit and experience Sri Lanka’s largest IT expo, sharing their knowledge and exploring innovative technology. We are very thankful to the Metropolitan Group for generously sponsoring this event.” 
Chairman FITIS, Chinthaka Wijewickrama further endorsed the event saying, “Creativity plays a vital role in ICT, constantly being innovative is the success of a CIO. 
Chairman, INFOTEL 2015main organization committee, Derrick Ferdinandus added, “Being a pioneer technology company in the country, we are pleased to partner with Metropolitan as the main sponsor for the national CIO forum.”
 The event has a line-up of top global speakers and CIOs addressing future ICT directions, challenges and emerging technology platforms. INFOTEL is the ICT industry’s premier exhibition organized by the Federation of Information Technology Industry Sri Lanka.
Group Director, Metropolitan Group, Ivor Maharoof said,“As a technology solution provider for large state and private sector infrastructure projects, Metropolitan is pleased to partner with an industry milestone such as the Sri Lanka CIO Forum.” 
The Metropolitan Group which has led information technology, communications and workplace solutions growth and expansion in Sri Lanka over the last five decades, has diversified its technology into engineering and technology infrastructure.   
For more information 
on the CIO Forum log onto www.infotel.lk or www.cio.lk

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