Dr. Kasun Chandrasekara

Biography

Kasun is currently a lecturer in management at AIB. He had over a decade of work experience in the industry and achieved the Chartered Engineer [CEng] status in recognition of the significant contribution he made to the industry through developing innovative engineering and business solutions. He also has nearly eight years experience in teaching in higher education and engaging with research and scholarship.

Kasun completed his Doctorate in Management at Edinburgh University Business School, UK. Kasun also has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Leeds, UK, and a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. His current research and consultancy interests are in the specialised areas of business model innovation, project management, technology and operations strategy.

Publications and Presentations

Chandrasekara, K. (2017) Developing a Practice-Based Approach to MELT for Higher Education in Business Management, Short Paper accepted for I-MELT: International conference on Models of Engaged Learning & Teaching, 11-13th Dec 2017, University of Adelaide, Adelaide

Chandrasekara, K. and Harrison, R (2016) Towards A Critical Practice of Business Models, Strategy & Innovation, 11th Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Exchange (ACERE), 2-5 Feb 2016, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

Chandrasekara, K. and Harrison, R (2015) A Dynamic Process Approach to Business Model Construction in Turbulent Environments. 29th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM), 2-4 Dec 2015, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Guest speaker on the subject of “Sustainable Competitive Advantage through Managed Services Model”, Informa Telecom conference on Managed services Jan 2009, Bangkok, Thailand.                        

Chandrasekara, K. and Samarasinghe, K. (2008) Business Model Innovation for future wireless services ,  15th   Annual Conference of  IET, Sri lanka. - A branch of the IET, Savoy place, London, UK.