Eng. Anuradha Udunuwara is an expert in the field of Telecom & Technology. He has 17+ years of industry experience in strategy, architecture, engineering, design, plan, implementation, maintenance of CSP/DSP Networks, along with legacy to NGN to vNGN migration and solution designing. In his current role as a Senior Engineer at SLT, he is responsible for consulting, advising, architect, designing & planning technical solutions for enterprise customers. He is actively involved in strategy formation of SLTs Digital Transformation, Softwarization (SDN, NFV, Cloud), R&D and SD-WAN. He also serves as a MEF Subject Matter Expert. Learning and sharing have been his passion. When not in the office, you can find him conducting training for other global Telcos in Commonwealth countries, as an expert attached to CTO, UK or teaching the final year Electrical & Electronic undergraduates at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka as a guest lecturer or conducting training for his own staff. He is also an invited speaker at many Telecom and tech conferences, including; Carrier Ethernet APAC, WDM & NG Optical Networking (APAC, EMEA, USA, Africa), LTE Asia, MEF GEN, VNF Management & Orchestration, SDN & OF Asia, BB World Forum, Network Virtualization Asia, Network Virtualization & SDN (Asia, MENA), PTC, TMF (DTW, DTME), KubeCon + CloudNativeCon + Open Source Summit, Layer123 World Congress and Telecoms World Asia. In addition, he has also worked as a Visiting Industrial Fellow at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He has so far presented and published several papers and is also a regular contributor to many international blogs. Anuradha holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. He is also a MEF-Network Expert, MEF-SDCP (SD-WAN), MEF-SNCP (SDN/NFV), MEF-NF, ITIL foundation, Senior Member of IEEE, and Member of IET, BCS, and ISOC. He lives in Kandy, Sri Lanka with his wife, son, and daughter. He prefers reading over watching TV.