Samarajiva - Rohan

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Rohan Samarajiva is founding Chair and CEO of LIRNEasia, an ICT policy and regulation think tank active across emerging economies in South and South East Asia, and the Pacific. 
Before setting up LIRNEasia, Samarajiva was Team Leader at the Sri Lanka Ministry for Economic Reform, Science and Technology, responsible for infrastructure reforms, including participation in the design of the USD 83 million e Sri Lanka Initiative.  He was Director General of Telecommunications in Sri Lanka in 1998-99 and a founder director of the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka.  Previously, he was Visiting Professor of Economics of Infrastructures at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands and Associate Professor of Communication and Public Policy at the Ohio State University in the US.