Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
Suranga Chandratillake is a technology entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in next-generation search. Suranga founded blinkx in 2004 and launched the company in 2005. After early success, Suranga took the company public on the London Stock Exchange in May 2007. Prior to founding blinkx, Suranga was US Chief Technology Officer of Autonomy Corporation, responsible for growing Autonomy's research and development division in the United States. Suranga received his MA in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge. A highly regarded expert on the convergence of the Web and TV, including the future of television, interactive TV and online advertising, Suranga is often invited to speak at leading industry events including Financial Times' Digital Media Conference, MIT's Emerging Technologies Conference, and the Monaco Media Forum. Suranga was recognized as one of the top 10 leaders in Science and Innovation by The Observer's Future 500 list and was named one of Wire's Digital Media"25 Executives to Watch in Digital Entertainment".