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

Passionate in problem solving, reverse analysis and debugging; he is always 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 is presently reading for Master of Science degree in Information Security at University of Colombo School of Computing. His academic research interests are focused on web application security and computer forensics.