CHIEF GROWTH OFFICER
Devon Wijesinghe is a serial tech entrepreneur and investor and currently serving as the Chief Growth Officer of CORL Technologies, with a particular focus on identity data. He previously ran corporate and business development at Cision (NYSE: CISN), which acquired his previous company (Insightpool merged with Trendkite) for $225 Million. After that, Cision was acquired for $2.7 Billion in a private equity transaction by Platinum Equity.
He was a co-founder of e-VERIFILE in his teens and helped build the company into one of the largest privately held data software companies in the nation. This led the company to being acquired and resulted in being one of the most profitable exits ever for investors in a southeast technology company, and won Deal of the Year when he was in his twenties.
He was named the most powerful person in Atlanta business under 30, and was honored as a "Who's Who" across the nation in technology. He was a member of the Atlanta Technology Angels and was named to be on it's board of directors and then later took over as President, which helped lead the turnaround of angel investing in Atlanta. Mr. Wijesinghe is a member of Young President's Organization and part of the Southern 7 Chapter and a member of the Atlanta CEO Council.
He also serves as a mentor catalyst in the Advanced Technology Development Center at Georgia Tech to help young tech companies commercialize their ideas and rapidly grow their companies.
He is the founder and CEO of Triple Threat Strategies, his own personal investment firm that invests capital and operational advice in to young growing enterprises.
Fun facts about Devon:
- Loves exotic cars and races them on the weekends
- Thinks Dogecoin is the best invention ever