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Asia and especially South Asia
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Metanoia Partners Pvt Ltd
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Telecom Training & Accreditation
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Ability to connect with like minded professionals , Experimenting in the Web 2.0 world
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Jagath has 10 years of sales, business development, finance and operational experience in America and Asia. Prior to becoming as the Managing Partner, he was a co-founder of CallONE Networks, which has partnered with CellNetS Solutions (www.cellnets.com) to start SimPhony Public Phone operations in Sri Lanka. He was also the founding CEO of SimPhony in Sri Lanka and instrumental on launching the SimPhony Mobile Cards first time in the world and launching SimPhony in Asia. Jagath was instrumental to sign revenue sharing agreement with 3 mobile and fixed line operators and appointed the island wide distributors. Less than 2 years of operations, SimPhony became the 2nd largest public payphone operator in the island. Jagath brings vast knowledge on marketing telecom products in Pre-Paid market segment and low income user groups.
Earlier, he successfully co-founded TextCENTRIC Inc, a US based
company specialized in E-Publishing and E-Learning. He played a lead role for the company fund raising efforts and successfully raised the largest initial venture capital investment in Sri Lanka for a start up in 2001 to set up the TextCENTRIC Sri Lanka
operation. Later he led TextCENTRIC international expansion with establishing its operations in Sri Lanka. TextCENTRIC offered its e-learning solutionin Sri Lanka and became the market leader in E-Learning and E-Publishing
in less than 3 years.
Prior to Co-Founding TextCENTRIC, Jagath was a financial advisor at New England Financial and Penn Mutual Group in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in USA where he advised individuals and companies on retirement plans, varies
types of insurance, estate planning, and other financial planning products.
Jagath is an avid golf and tennis player. He was a professional cricket player too. He also plays flute and thabla ( an Indian drum). He holds a B.Sc in Business Administration majoring in Finance from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania,