Rewind to the remarkable API Asia Conference 2019 – an event that left an indelible mark on the world of technology. This gathering, held in Shangri-La, Colombo organized by the Federation of Information Technology Industry (FITIS) on the 2nd October 2019, was a melting pot of innovation, knowledge sharing and networking. Attendees from around the globe converged to explore the boundless potential of digital transformation. The conference featured insightful keynote addresses as well as engaging panel discussions. As we reflect on this transformative event, we are reminded of the strides made in the API landscape and the connections forged that continue to shape the industry.

API Asia Conference 2019 was an event where industry luminaries, developers and enthusiasts embarked on a collective journey of discovery. The conference was a hub of ideas and insights, offering a platform to delve into the intricate world of APIs. Attendees were treated to thought-provoking discussions that covered industry best practices, security measures and real-world applications. API Asia Conference 2019 stands as a testament to the ever-evolving nature of technology and its transformative impact on diverse industries.

Our Great Speakers

Sachin Seth

Sachin Seth is a Partner & Digital, Fintech and Innovation Practice leader with Financial Services Advisory and National leader for Cloud and technology transformation advisory in Ernst & Young India, Africa, Middle East region.

Mario Bojilov

Mario has worked in the area of Data Analytics and Business Improvement since 1994. He is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Lecturer in Accounting Information Systems; IS Control and Governance; Enterprise Resource Planning; Systems Analysis and Design

Kay Lummitsch

He went through every road-hole on the path to API Success. Today he is advising high-profile Digital Programs to navigate around those holes and become successful faster

Suresh Surenthiran

He is the man who leverages the paradigm shift from the current IT infrastructure to future media systems and is capable of predicting the Future of companies and industries.

Seshika Fernando

Seshika heads the financial solutions team at WSO2 where she builds financial industry-specific solutions using WSO2's middleware platform. With extensive expertise in global open banking implementations, she works closely with banks as well as regulatory bodies in crafting winning open banking strategies that suit regional and country-specific needs.

Nuwan Dias

Nuwan is a member of the architecture team at WSO2 which spearheads the strategy and design of WSO2 products. Nuwan specializes in APIs and API Management. He spends most of his time working closely with the Engineering team in WSO2 which is responsible for the research and development of the WSO2 API Manager.

Uli Hitzel

He is a technology evangelist specializing in modern distributed systems. His role involves promoting open standards and automation. He has hands-on experience in API design, network protocols, data formats, and identity management. He's skilled in microservices, messaging, Python, NoSQL databases, Git, and CI/CD for DevOps.

Amancio Bouza

Amancio Bouza is an API & AL enthusiast, author, and public speaker. With extensive experience in the Telco Industry, he has held roles such as API Product Manager, Product Owner, Technical Lead, and Engineer. He's also authored a book on API Product Management. Additionally, Amancio brings over a decade of experience in machine learning and analytics, spanning both academia and industry.

Selvaratnam Uthaiyashankar

Shankar oversees WSO2's engineering efforts that are focused on developing middleware platform capabilities. He has provided technology consulting on customer engagements, including cloud, distributed ystems, enterprise integration, governance, and security solutions

Andrea Zulian

Experienced Head of Swisscom APIs team and Digital Transformation Consultant with 20+ years in driving digital success through Agile, Lean Startup, and intrapreneurship. A strategic and creative thinker, they excel in professional speaking and high-level negotiations. They authored an API Product Management methodology and book, showcasing their expertise.

Memories from 2019