Colombo, Sri Lanka – December 1, 2021 – Microsoft has appointed Harsha Randeny as the Country Manager for Sri Lanka and the Maldives. He will focus on accelerating digital transformation for public & private sector businesses, SMEs, communities, and industry verticals, collaborating with our extensive partner ecosystem.
“One of the reasons I am so proud to lead the Southeast Asia New Markets is because of the incredible talent we have in all the countries. Harsha brings a deep understanding of the local business landscape, industry needs and technical expertise, and I know he will add immense value to every organization. At Microsoft, we are committed to develop our employees, providing opportunities for them to expand their remit and grow their careers. Which is why I’m so excited that Harsha will play a crucial role in leading the business in Sri Lanka and Maldives, as he reinforces his position as a trusted advisor to the countries and a mentor to his teams,” said Sook Hoon Cheah, General Manager for the Southeast Asia New Markets at Microsoft.
Harsha has been with Microsoft since 2007, and prior to this role, he led teams focused on cloud technologies, established strategic partnerships and as an advisory to the partner ecosystem.
“I am excited to take up this new role at a time Sri Lanka and Maldives are on the cusp of reimagining a digital future and digital economy,” said Harsha Randeny, Country Manager for Microsoft Sri Lanka and Maldives. “Our customers, partners and the industry have realised the critical need for digital transformation, as they recover from the pandemic, and we are dedicated to helping them through our partner ecosystem, fuelling innovation with our digital natives, and building inclusive digital economies in both Sri Lanka and Maldives.”
Harsha is a passionate photographer with a growing interest for birds and wildlife. He holds a Master of Science degree in Strategic IT Management from the University of Wolverhampton. He is also a director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka (AMCHAM).
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