Press Release - 23 June 2008 - Harsha Purasinghe, CEO of Microimage was invited by Confederation for Indian Industries in Bangalore to speak at the 4th Indian Innovation Summit. The event featured innovations in emerging markets, services, public sector, CSR driven, manufacturing, rural India and innovation in the 21st century. The summit was held on 20th and 21st June at the Leela Palace Hotel, Bangalore under the patronage of Shri Katta Subramanya Naidu, Minister for IT & BT, Information, BWSSB for Government of Karnataka. The welcome address was delivered by CEO of InfoSys Mr. Kris Gopalkrishnan followed by the keynote from Dr. Shekhar Mitra – Global R&D Vice President for Beauty Care Products at Procter and Gamble.

Harsha shared his experience in innovation using a case study from Sri Lanka under the plenary session “innovation in emerging markets”. Harsha Purasinghe, CEO of Microimage said “It was a great honor to receive an invite from Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to speak at this prestigious event which featured great innovation examples from many Indian companies, NGO’s and multi nationals”.  

Microimage is a leading software product company based out of Sri lanka with market presence in south & east asia. Some of the company’s innovations in emerging markets won many local and global awards. Microimage operates business under 2 different entities one focusing on “HCM Solutions for people driven business” and other on Mobile & Media Solutions. Some of the key products of Microimage include HCM – HRIS Solution, mStudio – Radio Automation and innovative solutions for media companies, Mobile Applications, Software Applications for Emerging Markets and Software localization.

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the growth of industry in India, partnering industry and government alike through advisory and consultative processes. CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry led and industry managed organization, playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded over 112 years ago, it is India's premier business association, with a direct membership of over 7000 organizations from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 90,000 companies from around 362 national and regional sectoral associations. With 60 offices in India, 8 overseas in Australia, Austria, China, France, Japan, Singapore, UK, USA and institutional partnerships with 271 counterpart organizations in 100 countries, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community.