Dhanika Perera is an Award-winning Serial Entrepreneur, the Chief Executive Officer of Bhasha Lanka & the Founder of Sri Lankan software products; ‘Helakuru’, ‘PayHere’ & ‘ShopHere’. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science & Engineering from University of Moratuwa & currently reading for Masters in Business Administration at University of Sri Jayawardanapura.
He accidentally converted from an Engineer to Entrepreneur in 2011 while studying for his bachelor’s degree, due a passionate innovation he developed to support Sinhala language on Mobiles. Today that Innovation is empowering 7.5 Million Sri Lankans to write Sinhala digitally as a well-known brand ‘Helakuru’. Later he also challenged the status quo of Online payments in Sri Lanka by introducing ‘PayHere’ as Sri Lanka’s first Central Bank approved Payment Aggregator platform, enabling Online payments for 2000+ local businesses.