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Education Fair

Even though OREL IT is set on its mission to empower humanity through industry 4.0, we also prioritize the career growth of our team. So, to provide our employees the chance to explore their higher educational opportunities, by meeting representatives from recognized universities, OREL Academy organized a Education Fair for our all 4 branches.

In fact, we would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, Institute of Chartered Professional Managers, Business Management School, ESoft Metro Campus, SLIIT, AIMS College, and NIBM for their outstanding contributions to the success of this day!

10th Work Anniversary of Dr. Upendra Pieris

If there would be a role model guiding our team relentlessly with valuable experience, patience and diligence, it is none other than Dr. Upendra Peris, the CEO of OREL IT. As his commitment to OREL IT is far beyond which words could express, this August 2nd we celebrated Dr. Pieris’ 10th year at OREL IT with many thanks for all the hard work that started 10 years ago and continues to this day.

Expanding Operations to Dubai

OREL IT, being the premier provider of IT services in Sri Lanka with an accoladed history of more than a decade, recently extended our corporate wings to open a branch office in Dubai. We hope that this new chapter will allow us to provide the best IT-based products and solutions to our renowned clientele located in the middle-eastern region.

Cygnus 5th Anniversary

Fresh dawn has reminded us that it had been 5 years since OREL IT Cygnus became a part of us! Since then our team at Cygnus has equally worked tirelessly with a commitment to make OREL IT stand as the largest provider of IT services in Sri Lanka serving a distinguished international clientele. So, believing that this is the ideal opportunity to recognize such wonderful efforts and endeavors, we convey our heartfelt congratulations to OREL IT Cygnus (Kadawatha League) on its remarkable 5th anniversary!

Visit to Technoport, Luxembourg

OREL IT’s CEO, Dr. Upendra Pieris, and CMO, Kalinda Wickramage visited Technoport, Luxembourg, and had an insightful conversation about the future advancements with Technoport CEO Diego De Biasio. Technoport is notable as an innovation situated business incubator that has been set up back in June 2012. Special thanks to Amrita Singh, Senior International Affairs Advisor at Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce for organizing this wonderful discussion.

House of Startup, Luxembourg

OREL IT visited the House of Startup in Luxembourg where our primary objective was to identify the skills of the startup community in Luxembourg and give them the best offerings we got as International Investors.

Meluxina Supercomputing Center, Luxembourg

OREL IT visited #MeluXina in Luxembourg, one of the world’s top supercomputing center and its amazing source of processing power to process data in Luxembourg.

OREL IT DJ Evening 2022

Dealing with the social situation in Sri Lanka is undeniably stressful for all of us. Concerning the emotional well-being of our OREL IT staff, we organized a DJ evening on July 1st, 2022 at the office premises to relieve their stress! Here is a glimpse of this unforgettable evening!

UCL Career Fair 2022

As a renowned education provider, University college Sri Lanka offers quality assurance and practical programmers in collaboration with reputed global institutions. They recently held a career fair on the 9th June,2022 at UCL premises and OREL IT, the ground-breaking IT revolution in Sri Lanka absorbed a qualified team of Management Trainees in expansion of our carder.

BNI Excellence – Transforming How Business Is Done Around the World

Following 18 months of online meetings, business owners representing the Excellence Chapter of BNI Sri Lanka in the Colombo South Region held their first face-to-face gathering this week. Representing OREL IT, Kalinda Wickramage who is our Chief Marketing Officer and also the vice president of BNI Excellence chapter, took part in this remarkable meeting.

BNI Excellence is on a mission to rebuild Sri Lanka and assist more business owners and entrepreneurs to grow through BNI after closing over LKR 104 Million in business through referrals within them.

Industry Awareness Session for VTA students

As the leading IT solutions exporter in Sri Lanka, OREL IT is always striving to provide future generations in the country with opportunities for knowledge growth in Information Technology. To reflect the fact, on March 31st, 2022, our company welcomed 34 students from the Vocational Training Authority of Sri Lanka, at the OREL IT Nawinna premises for a remarkable Industrial Awareness session.

E Sport Mercenaries 2022

Aside from our teams’ outstanding abilities to transform the global IT industry, OREL IT employees are still competitive sports people. Keeping with the fact, the E-sport Mercenaries championship- 2022 was held to showcase our talents, with participants from all OREL IT leagues (Nawinna, Galle, Kurunagala, Kadawatha)on March 27, 2022, at our Nawinna premises.

Bahrain Delegate Visit

As the frontline IT revolution in Sri Lanka, OREL IT exports its high quality yet affordable services to a top-notch clientele spanning across several countries in Asia, Europe and some parts of North America. However, to explore possibilities in marking another golden epoch in OREL IT’ s global expansion history, Mr. Hasen Adel Hasen Baqer- Managing Director for Al Faner Lighting, including the company’s General Manager – Mr. Joseph Sam from Bahrain took part in a discussion on 25th of March,2022 to identify our future expansion opportunities in the Middle East Region. Mr. Sooraj Sivaprasad, the CEO for OREL Corp – Middle East & Africa also took part in this noteworthy event to make it more successful.

French Economic Counsellor Visit

As OREL IT is a remarkable company strengthening the Sri Lankan economy through an exceptional share of IT exports, Mr. David Erdreich – The Chief Economic Counsellor for The Embassy of France in Sri Lanka and the Maldives along with Mr. Jean-Alaxander EGEA -TheEconomic Counsellor For The Embassy of France in Sri Lanka and the Maldives paid a visit to the OREL IT Navinna premises on the 10th of February, 2022.

New Year Calibration 2022

Every year is a new beginning, as it freshly marks time for new twelve chapters. As OREL IT, the ground-breaking IT establishment in Sri Lanka insists on the same, we celebrated the advent of the New year 2022 on the 3rd of January, at our office premises with the presence of all our staff members. We indeed believe that this year would be a wonderful time for us to give more to life through Industry 4.0, as we did in every part of our corporate vocation since 2010.

Great Place to Work Certified

Not every workplace is a great space to work. However, being the forefront IT establishment in Sri Lanka operating with its vision to empower humanity through Industry 4.0, OREL IT has now been recognized as a great place to work under the global authority on workplace culture, owning to the remarkable workplace quality we maintain at our organisation. We indeed trust that this achievement is certainly a milestone to be regarded throughout our corporate journey…

Now We Are In Singapore

Being in the global IT industry for more than a decade, OREL IT, the pioneer IT solutions provider in Sri Lanka recently expanded its operations to Singapore by opening a branch office at Gambas Crescent. We believe that this new beginning would enable us to serve more strongly to our top-tier clientele based in the South East Asian region with state-of-the-art IT solutions which are highly in demand at present.

BIET and Orel partnership

Being the pioneer IT solutions provider in Sri Lanka serving an array of top-notch clients across the globe with state-of-the-art business solutions, OREL IT recently entered into a strategic partnership with the British Institute of Engineering and Technology, one of the renowned higher education providers in Sri Lanka, by signing a memorandum of understanding on 16th of December,2021.

In fact, Dr. Upendra Pieris, the CEO for OREL IT signed the agreement on behalf of the company where Mr. Shanil Jayasekara – the CEO for BIET Countersigned the MOU for the university. Some of the leading officials of the two entities, including Mr. Kalinda Wickramage- the Chief Marketing Officer for OREL IT and Mr. Kanishka Handaragama- the Head of Operations for BIET took part in this remarkable occasion to add to its success.

eSport Championship

Owing to its versatile team competency in manifold things, OREL IT has once again been victorious in the Mercantile Esports championship 2021, after competing with a number of top corporate participants out there. Some of these trophies won by the company are the 2nd place at the League of legends event and the 3rd Place at the Mobile legends event. Also, as the results are impending for the free fire and Pubg events, OREL IT stays hopeful to announce the victories of these two events in the time to come!

ICAC 2021: Industry Session

As the world seeks out the endless possibilities of innovation and invention, especially to overcome the adversities brought by the global pandemic, the Sri Lanka Institute of Information technology organized an international conference on Advancements in computing framed under the theme of “the value of innovation and invention for Sri Lanka IT/BPM industry”.

Being invited as one of its three keynote speakers, the CEO of OREL IT, Dr. Upendra Pieris, a preeminent IT professional and a visionary leader serving a world class corporate fraternity for years, in fact delivered a notable oration on “Empowering the Society through innovation and invention” at this astounding event held on the 10th of December, 2021.


Keeping with the company’s corporate mission in shaping up the country’s future generation with cutting-edge tech knowledge, OREL IT, the premier IT solutions provider in Sri Lanka delivering top quality services to a top-notch global clientele, endorsed a Memorandum of understanding with APIIT, one of the remarkable universities in Sri Lanka.On behalf of OREL IT, Dr.Upendra peris, the CEO of the company signed the MOU and Mr. Bandula Egodage, the Chairman of APIIT subscribed to the MOU on behalf of the university.Also, the Head of the School of Computing, Dr. Priyantha Kumarawadu, along with some of the leading officials to OREL IT made their presence to this memorable event.

International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Driving organized by Sri Lanka Association of Artificial Intelligence

As a remarkably performing business entity where AI being one of our key specializations, OREL IT conducted a hands-on workshop on “Data Annotation and AI simulation to empower autonomous driving” apart from a knowledge sharing session on “Future of Virtual Health Assistants” at the 5th International conference on Artificial Intelligence held on the 07th of December,2021. This conference was organized by the Sri Lanka Association of Artificial Intelligence.

Dr. Upendra Pieris – CEO for OREL IT including OREL IT’s Chief Process Officer Nuwandhara Malwaththa, and its Chief Technology Officer Sameera Abeysinghe collaborated to conducted the workshop whereas Sameera Abeysinghe -The Chief Technology Officer for OREL IT, Gavin Anjitha- Applied AI Research Engineer including Supun Chathuranga- Machine Learning Engineer hosted the other session at the conference.

Sameera Abeysinghe, The Guest of Honour for OpenHack 2021 Organized by Mozilla Campus Club – IIT

Mr. Sameera Abeysinghe who currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer of OREL IT (Pvt) Ltd will participate in the OpenHack 2021 as the Guest of Honour!

Throughout a decorated career of over 15 years in the IT industry, Mr. Abeysinghe has pushed the boundaries of Software Engineering and Web Application Development. His portfolio of expertise spans PHP, MySQL, Java, Python, Perl and PostgreSQL to name a few.

Mr. Abeysinghe is committed to OREL IT’s passion of supporting the next generation of tech enthusiasts and upcoming industry professionals towards the overall aim of developing the Sri Lankan IT industry to the next level.

The OpenHack 2021 event will be a promising platform towards the realization of this passion.


As the whole world is still uncovering solutions to recuperate with the adversities brought out by the Covid-19 pandemic, OREL IT, the premier IT solutions provider in Sri Lanka organized the “Resilience Symposium” at Jie Jie Beach hotel by Jetwing on 17th of November, 2021. OREL IT’s all CXO’s and Management were present at this event as its main purpose was to discuss the company highlights of the last financial year apart from discussing on the future growth and expansion plan of the company.

MOU Signing – NSBM Green University

As the ground-breaking IT revolution in Sri Lanka, OREL IT, recently signed a Memorandum of understanding with one of the country’s prestigious universities, NSBM Green University owing to its corporate mission in empowering the nation’s upcoming generation by instilling our tech knowledge within the diverse disciplines served by NSBM. Representing OREL IT, Dr.Upendra Pieris, the CEO of the company signed the MOU and Prof. E.A.Weerasinghe, Vice – Chancellor signed the MOU on behalf of the NSBM Green University.

MOU signing NIBM

OREL IT, being the forefront of the Srilankan IT industry, recently signed a Memorandum of understanding with one of the nation’s leading education providers, NIBM to drive towards a common goal by applying our tech knowledge within the array of disciplines served by NIBM. On behalf of OREL IT, Dr.Upendra peris, the CEO of the company signed the MOU and the signatory to NIBM was its Director General Dr. D.M.A Kulasooriya

LMD (Media Services Private Limited) September 2021 Edition featuring OREL IT

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Dr Upendra Pieris on first 90 days as CEO, leadership, employee recognition, and the tech ecosystem in Sri Lanka

‘The only thing a designation carries is the level of responsibility In this episode of The Shape of Work podcast, Dr. Upendra Pieris shares his incredible journey from being a data processing officer to being the CEO of OREL IT, a global corporation that enables machine vision-led innovation. It has grown exponentially from a two-person fraternity to a 4500 plus strong company in just over a decade.

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OREL IT made its representation in Path to Internship’ online workshop series

Path to Internship’ is an online workshop series organized by the IEEE Student Branch of Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) along with the WIE Affinity Group and the IAS Student Chapter to enlighten the students on the internship process they must face as an undergraduate. In fact, Ms. Induwarani Siriwardane, the Chief business officer for OREL IT, took part in this event on behalf of the company so as to collaborate in making it a success.

OREL IT take part in HRM careers

HRM Careers is regarded as one of the best career webinars held for young professionals in multiple industries in Sri Lanka, including the IT industry. In fact, Ms. Priyanka Perera, the HR Manager for OREL IT took part in this special webinar on the topic “Reimagining the ROLE OF HR for New Normal- Leveraging on technology” held on 25th of June,2020 to share what OREL IT has got to convey for our upcoming generation.

OREL IT joins a special TV program- “Nugasewana” to talk about our OREL Buy App

OREL Buy is a digital one-stop in Sri Lanka, which is focused on providing an unequivocal online shopping experience for both consumers and retail partners. This app in fact, delivered a great service to our customers including OREL employees to obtain essential goods at their doorstep even amidst the lockdowns. In fact, OREL IT was invited by Nugasewana TV program held on26th of May,2020 to discuss about the significance of our OREL Buy App where Ms. Priyanka Perera, the HR Manager for OREL IT took part in it.

OREL IT Post-Covid Webinar Series

OREL IT took efforts to organize a series of live webinars in order to encourage the upliftment of post-covid Sri Lanka through futuristic topic discussions with expert industry panelists. Here we specifically discussed about how to leverage Industry 4.0 in a developing country, how to implement agile business operation methods, re-assess operational processes and business continuity in regaining the economic momentum of Sri Lankan IT industry, and Reshaping Sri Lankan Business Architecture with Digitization.

Webinar on the topic of “Have we stepped in to Industry 4.0?” with Mr. Kushan Kodithuwakku – Managing Director, OREL Corporation, Mr. Abbas Kamrudeen – Chairman, FITIS, Mr. Waruna Dhanapala – Additional Secretary Development – Digital Infrastructure & Information Technology Division at Ministry of Defense.

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Webinar on the topic of “Regaining Economic momentum of Sri Lankan IT Industry” with Dr. Prasad Samarasinghe – Managing Director – Lanka Bell, Mr. Prasad Hettiarachchi – President – FITIS Software Chapter, Dr. Upendra Pieris – Chief Executive Officer of OREL IT.

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Webinar on the topic of “Reshaping Sri Lankan Business Architecture with Digitalization” with Mr. Sachindra Samararatne – Program Head ICTA, Mr. Angelo Joseph – AGM Business Excellence- OREL Corporation, Mr. Aruna Alwis – CEO FITIS.

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