Tharanga Peiris holds a First-Class Honours in BSc (hons) degree in Computing and a Merit Class in Post Graduate Diploma in Information Systems Management from the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS), University of Colombo. She is a Lecturer with more than 10 years of working experience and a Researcher in Software Engineering. Currently, she is attached to School of Computing at Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) as a Lecturer. She has a strong background in various IT disciplines and mostly interested in teaching Business Analysis, Software Modeling and Project Management modules. She also serves as the Patron of Student Activity Club of APIIT. In the capacity of Patron, she provides visionary leadership for events in areas of Social, Sports and Community Services.
Before joining APIIT she worked as a Business Analyst at John Keells IT. As a Business Analyst she has project analysis experience in local and global fields of production, education, travel, finance and pharmaceuticals. She has also worked closely with software development, mobile development and offshore development teams.