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Sugath Warnakulasuriya is a strategic advisor and entrepreneur with nearly 30 years experience in technology and market driven innovation with both Fortune 500 and and startups companies. He brings thought leadership in areas as diverse as management consulting and professional services, high-tech, e-commerce, energy and financial services, where he has a long track record of identifying high-value opportunities and developing and executing disruptive and game changing strategies. He previously co-founded and served as the CEO of 10EQS (‘Ten X’), a pioneering on-demand crowd-sourced consulting services firm. At 10EQS, he helped over 75+ Fortune 1000 companies tap into specialized knowledge to address complex market issues to drive innovation and growth. Prior to 10EQS, he was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company as well as independently, helping fortune 500 High-Tech and Financial Services companies including SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, Cisco, Alliance build new ventures, design and launch major products, develop and execute growth and competitive strategies, run high-profile marketing and sales campaigns, and build channel ecosystems across the globe. Prior to McKinsey, Sugath served as the co-founder and CTO of eLink Commerce, a pioneering B2B petroleum logistics services company. He is also an active investor and advisor of startups both in the Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, including with Sand Hill Angels, Pasadena Angels, and AmplifyLA Accelerator. He has a PhD in Electrical Engineering and an MS/BS in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.