Sameera Shaakunthala is a Sri Lankan IT professional, amateur blogger, JIRA hacker, and a FOSS enthusiast. He currently works as a Senior Engineer - JIRA (in the capacity of an application management analyst) for the project management organization of a world's leading education company.

Passionate in problem solving, reverse analysis and debugging; he's always been a self-learner. Over the past four years in the industry, he has been able to learn and quickly adopt many technologies that he had the opportunity to work with.

He earned a Postgraduate Diploma in Information Security from University of Colombo School of Computing. He has a focused interest on digital forensics.