Yasas Vishuddhi Abeywickrama was the President of CSSL from November 2016 to December 2018, for two years.
As CSSL President, Yasas gave leadership to many historic milestones including organizing Sri Lanka’s Biggest Ever International ICT Event around IFIP General Assembly that was held in Sri Lanka in 2017, launching of Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct for Sri Lankan IT professionals and induction of Sri Lanka into Seoul Accord by uplifting CSSL degree Accreditation processes to global standards.
CSSL Tech Talks and Little Drops of Water are CSSL brand properties initiated during Yasas’ Presidency. During this time, the CSSL recruited over 2000 IT students as student members, increased member engagement and the organisation became an active and vocal vibrant outfit. Strong international relationships and broad local relevance was the hallmark of his leadership for CSSL.
He is a long long standing active member of CSSL, and was a Council Member, Publications Secretary, Secretary and Vice President before becoming the President.