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Blinkx Suranga Chandratillake
CEO
Blinkx


Blinkx

Suranga Chandratillake, founder of blinkx, is a technology innovator with over seven years of frontline experience. He received his MA in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, England, specializing in distributed processing architectures. After university, Suranga worked as a software developer for Morgan Stanley, creating global risk resolution systems and next-generation voice recognition technologies at netdecisions, an IT consultancy group. During his time at netdecisions, Suranga also joined a small Cambridge-based technology start-up called anondesign, working in the area of commerce-focused content management and delivery. In true entrepreneurial fashion, he held numerous roles including presales, product development and software development. Another Cambridge-based technology firm - Autonomy Corporation - caught Suranga's attention and he joined the company where he became the U.S. CTO. After three successful years at Autonomy, Suranga founded blinkx.