About Us

Xeptagon is a team of experts specializing in Climate Finance, Fintech and Research and Development (R&D) software development to solve complex business problems.

Our innovative state-of-the-art software solutions have enabled large business enterprises including top Fortune 500 businesses, inter-governmental organizations, governments, global universities and start-ups across the globe to leverage advanced technology to gain a competitive advantage in their respective business domains.

Our Story

Xeptagon was initially formed in 2019 as the development back office to implement high-end fintech and other consultancy services of professors from globally ranked universities such as the National University of Singapore (NUS) and The University of Hong Kong (HKU).

Eventually, with the increased demand for our high-end software solutions, Xeptagon is currently serving many clients from around the world with our in-house climate finance and fintech software products. Xeptagon has collaborated with clients from across the globe ranging from Hong Kong, Hungary, Kenya, Namibia, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, UK and the USA, among others.

Leadership Team

Our leadership team includes world-renowned professionals educated from globally renowned educational institutions with decades of industry experience working for globally renowned organizations developing state-of-the-art software solutions.

Prof. Tuan Q Phan

Co-Founder & Advisor

Tuan received his doctorate from Harvard Business School and is an undergraduate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) Business School and was previously an Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

His expertise covers various industries including fintech, retail and e-commerce, social media, technology and consumer products, and education. He has over 20 years of combined experience and has consulted major multinationals such as Singapore Airlines, Changi Airport, Alibaba, Singtel etc.

Dr. Sapumal Ahangama

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Sapumal holds a doctorate in Data Science from the Department of Information Systems and Analytics, School of Computing, National University of Singapore (NUS). Sapumal has also researched with the National Institute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo, Japan.

Sapumal brings over 15 years of experience in Data Science, FinTech and Artificial Intelligence. Prior to pursuing his PhD, Sapumal worked as a Specialist Engineer at LSEG Technology, the electronic trading platform development arm of the London Stock Exchange Group. Sapumal is also a consultant to several organizations including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in New York where he acts as the Developer Consultant for climate and data-related systems development.

Dr. Sapumal Ahangama

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Sapumal holds a doctorate in Data Science from the Department of Information Systems and Analytics, School of Computing, National University of Singapore (NUS). Sapumal has also researched with the National Institute of Informatics (NII), Tokyo, Japan.

Sapumal brings over 15 years of experience in Data Science, FinTech and Artificial Intelligence. Prior to pursuing his PhD, Sapumal worked as a Specialist Engineer at LSEG Technology, the electronic trading platform development arm of the London Stock Exchange Group. Sapumal is also a consultant to several organizations including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in New York where he acts as the Developer Consultant for climate and data-related systems development.

Palinda Attanayake

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Palinda brings over 15 years of experience in the field of FinTech. Previously, he worked as a Specialist Engineer at LSEG Technology, the electronic trading platform development arm of the London Stock Exchange Group. He was involved in developing and maintaining the LSEG trading platform and the low-latency Native Order Gateway.

He was also the Team Lead at Ustocktrade LLC, a US-based startup developing an Alternative Trading System for the retail market as well as their blockchain-based KYC system. Palinda brings ample experience in developing advanced mission-critical software solutions as well as exposure to developing distributed cloud software.

Irandi Panditha

Co-Founder & Director

Irandi brings over 13 years of experience in the Actuarial, Insuretech and Fintech fields. She is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) UK, a student member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFOA) UK.

Previously she worked as an Actuarial Consultant at NMG Consulting, a multinational company that provides Actuarial, Financial and Strategy consulting to General Insurance Companies. She was involved in policy liability valuations, financial and capital projections, data analytics and product pricing for General Insurance & Reinsurance companies and Takaful operators.

Irandi Panditha

Co-Founder & Director

Irandi brings over 13 years of experience in the Actuarial, Insuretech and Fintech fields. She is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) UK, a student member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFOA) UK.

Previously she worked as an Actuarial Consultant at NMG Consulting, a multinational company that provides Actuarial, Financial and Strategy consulting to General Insurance Companies. She was involved in policy liability valuations, financial and capital projections, data analytics and product pricing for General Insurance & Reinsurance companies and Takaful operators.

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Meet Our Team

We are a friendly, ambitious and talented team covering all aspects of end-to-end advanced system design and development. Our fast-growing engineering team consists of members capable of Full Stack Software Development, R&D, Quality Assurance, System Operations, Business Analysis and Project Management.

We hand pick developers from top technology universities in Sri Lanka to innovate and maintain the high-quality standards of our software. In addition, with our international ties to world-renowned universities and research bodies, our team has direct access to a global pool of international experts for consulting and expertise should the need arise.

Meet Our Team

We are a friendly, ambitious and talented team covering all aspects of end-to-end advanced system design and development. Our fast-growing engineering team consists of members capable of Full Stack Software Development, R&D, Quality Assurance, System Operations, Business Analysis and Project Management.

We hand pick developers from top technology universities in Sri Lanka to innovate and maintain the high-quality standards of our software. In addition, with our international ties to world-renowned universities and research bodies, our team has direct access to a global pool of international experts for consulting and expertise should the need arise.

Our Journey

Our Culture

At Xeptagon we have an open work culture where everyone is willing to learn from and share their knowledge with other teammates. Each team member is given autonomy to take necessary design and development decisions.

We always push our team members to continuously learn new technologies. Xeptagon always value and enforce work-life balance while offering flexibility during work.

ISO Certified

Our software is always delivered with the highest quality and Xeptagon is an ISO9001:2015 certified company, further strengthening our quality focus. Our ISO certification consultation was funded with a grant from USAID and facilitated by the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB).

Major Fintech & Technology Events

Xeptagon has actively taken part and exhibited in major fintech and innovation events such as the ICT Spring in Luxembourg, Berlin Landing Pad in Germany, Hong Kong Fintech Week (HKFTW), AsiaBerlin Summit in Germany and Asian Financial Forum (AFF).

Xeptagon was also selected as a finalist in the Asia Berlin Summit 2022 start-up pitching competition. The Asia Berlin Summit is the annual summit of year-long Asia Berlin activities where policymakers, startups, and investors meet to discuss the newest tech trends and cross-border collaboration between Asia and Berlin, Germany. Xeptagon was also awarded a grant from Cyberport in Hong Kong to start operations in Hong Kong. Cyberport is the premier business park in Hong Kong housing many global tech startups with several unicorns having multi-billion-dollar valuations

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