Champika is an experienced Internet technology and Cybersecurity professional with a demonstrated history of working in over 60 countries and trained over 20K professionals. Currently Champika is part of ICANN's Global Stakeholder Engagement (GSE) Team and serves as the Regional Security, Stability and Resiliency (SSR) Engagement Manager for the Asia Pacific region. He represents ICANN in Security, Technical, Law Enforcement and Capacity Building forums in the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to ICANN, Champika held managerial, specialist and liaison roles at the Regional Internet Registry for the Asia Pacific region. Champika started his career with IBM Corporation as a technical specialist and later worked in IT industry, academia, research, and training environments for over 20 years.
Champika has been regular speaker and a resource person at various international security forums, INTERPOL, Council of Europe etc. Champika received a number of excellence awards during his academic and professional careers and also served in various technical community groups and committees.
Champika holds a postgraduate degree in Computer Science & Engineering and Professional Education qualifications in Cybersecurity.