Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Llavan Fernando started his career as a Research and Development Engineer at H. Tinsley & Company in England. After Tinsley, he moved on to Gravenor company which was pioneering Aircraft Fire Protection.
Llavan eventually relocated to the United States where he met Professor John Linville who at the time was the Head of Integrated Engineering Studies at Stanford University. Llavan later joined Telesensory systems – a company founded by Professor Linville together with Dr. James Bliss of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At Telesensory Systems, Llavan obtained his first patent and he aided the development of the Eight Dot Braille System.
Llavan served as Manager of Strategic Business development at Wyse Technology Company and joined Inforite Corporation at the invitation of a friend. He served at Inforite Corporation as its Vice President of Engineering.
In 1996 Llavan joined the company @POS as Vice President of Engineering where he became the Chief Technology Officer in 1998. In December 2000 he moved on to become the CEO of @POS. @POS was later acquired by Symbol Technologies.
In 2003 Llavan Fernando started Zone24x7 Inc. with its headquarters in San Jose, California and in 2004 Zone24x7 (pvt) Ltd. as a seperate entity in his native Sri Lanka where he started developing technology solutions for some of the world’s foremost organizations including the Fortune 500.