Local software company, Axienta since its inception in 2010, has established firm roots in Sri Lanka as a key player in the retail execution monitoring space, partnering with businesses across every major industry, spanning from top multinationals and blue chip companies to SMEs. Providing customised solutions that help organisations re-imagine business, better engage with customers, strengthen brands and speed time-to-market, Axienta has assisted clients transform their operational challenges into profitability opportunities.  

A new lens of opportunity: As the next step towards the company’s growth trajectory, Axienta has taken the leap in expanding and strengthening its footprint in the global market by opening an office in the USA. The US office will be its second overseas branch and is the next phase towards laying foundations in having multiple markets in its portfolio. The US branch will be instrumental in offering clients retail execution and monitoring solutions that will power sales processes from opportunity, upsell and quote management to sales forecasting, order management and fulfilment.

Cutting-edge talent: Dr. Yasantha Rajakarunanayake joins the board with the US operations, a technology professional with more than 27 years of experience with a proven track record for innovation. Yasantha has been involved in the creation and filing of 94 patents in the USA and has published in excess of 50 technical publications. Having been heavily involved in developing AI and Machine Learning Algorithms for energy constrained embedded devices, Yasantha has contributed towards designing top AI based systems in the healthcare space in the US market.

Speaking of joining Axienta, Yasatha said, “I’m really excited to be joining Axienta at this juncture of its growth trajectory and look forward to assisting Axienta’s growth in the US and working with their development centre in Sri Lanka.

The company will further setup R&D teams in AI and Machine Learning (ML) in its bid towards building a world class team.

Being a global player: Axienta President and CEO Manju Fernando stated, “Our teams have done a tremendous job growing and successfully managing our primary operations in Sri Lanka and overseas. We envisioned the North American market as our next exciting step in our journey towards establishing Axienta as a global player in retail execution and monitoring and analytics industry. Our aim is to enable companies to use our services to digitise processes and supply chains, discover value in their information through analytics and to leverage the next level of AI and Machine Learning Technology utilising our ‘VANTAGE’ Solution platform, to deliver unprecedented levels of performance and customer delight.”

“We are really excited that Dr. Yasantha Rajakarunanayake has joined our board and is now part of our strategic leadership team helping us mainly to setup our US operations and we are looking forward to working with him and his extensive and proven leadership in the US market. The board is confident that he will take the lead in paving our technology road map for the next phase of Axienta’s journey.”