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Mahendra Samarawickrama

Mahendra Samarawickrama

Director, Meta61


Dr Mahendra Samarawickrama (GAICD, MBA, SMIEEE, ACS(CP)) is a leader in driving the convergence of Metaverse, AI, and Blockchain to revolutionise the future of customer experience and brand identity. He is the Australian ICT Professional of the Year 2022 and a director of The Centre for Sustainable AI and Meta61. He is an Advisory Council Member of Harvard Business Review (HBR), an Expert in AI ethics and governance at the Global AI Ethics Institute (GAIEI), a member of the European AI Alliance, a senior member of IEEE (SMIEEE), an industry Mentor in the UNSW business school, an honorary visiting scholar at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).