Champika is an experienced Internet technology and Cybersecurity professional currently part of ICANN's Office of the CTO Team. He represents ICANN in technical and security engagement activities in the Asia Pacific region.
Prior to ICANN, Champika held managerial, specialist and liaison roles at the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), 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.
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.