CodeGen First Movers To Trace Expert City Colombo

CodeGen International (Pvt.) Limited  an innovative IT company catering to the global travel tourism industry software solution market, ceremoniously opened its 30,000sqft modern office premises at the Trace Expert City Colombo.

The launch was held under the patronage of Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Chairman Urban Development Authority (UDA) Nimal Perera, dignitaries from the Sri Lankan Army and the Management of CodeGen.

CodeGen became the first corporate to enter the Expert City which is developed under the guidance of the Ministry of Defence, The Urban Development Authority and the Sri Lankan Army, and supervised by TRACE. The CodeGen new office embraces its origin, a 100 year old historical warehouse, and modern architecture. CodeGen's office space has been renovated and refurbished to create a chic workplace that include ample space, with open bricks architecture giving a totally new industrial ambience to the trade centre earlier used by the English.

The office premises include, development areas, meeting rooms, brainstorming areas presenting a new generation modern work environment in with contemporary interior. The eco friendly architecture of the office is designed to bring out the innovation and creativity within the minds of the technology experts. Upcoming fully equipped gymnasium, walking tracks and other recreational facilities within the premises will help the employees to relax as well as keep themselves healthy.

Speaking about the launch of its new office premises, CEO CodeGen Dr. Harsha Subasinghe said, "As a pioneer and innovator in the IT sector, we are honored to be the first occupant in this industrial changing concept". Upbeat about the new move he went on to say, "CodeGen as a company which innovates leading solutions to the international market, with 100% knowledge and skills of locals, we think this move is a perfect fit for our future expansion plans. At this moment I would like to thank the government of Sri Lanka for creating a sustainable eco system for innovative minds. We believe that creating our own products and brands other than in IT is a must to further strengthen our economy and concepts such as The Trace Expert City enables the effort of taking our own products to the international market fluently".

The Trace is a combination of highly skilled and qualified contributors and visionaries, believing in living, breathing and an action eco system, set to make it possible for Sri Lanka to compete in a global economy. The Trace concept acts to rescue the economy of the country, to create and produce exportable products and brands further enabling opportunities for Sri Lanka.

Innovation has always being the nucleus for CodeGen, a multi-national software company, founded in 1999 by Dr. Harsha Subasinghe, Bharat Patel and Kusal Subasinghe. It is known to be one of the pioneers in using Open Source Systems, Artificial Intelligence and it has ventured in to other business investments such as Electronics,

Medical Electronics and Automobile developments in Sri Lanka. The company has offices in Sri Lanka and in London, with a highly-skilled workforce of over 250 staff, all carefully selected for their highest level

of academic excellence and achievements. The company has devoted the last 15 years to create its own ‘next generation’ software, delivering fully scalable, high performance solutions to leading global travel and tourism businesses, using the very latest, cutting-edge technologies that are available in order to satisfy the demand for fast, efficient and effective solutions.

CodeGen is a unique self made product company that is involved in many diverse areas. It owns TravelBox - an innovative solution for the travel industry. TravelBox is a leader in the international travel solutions market and is designed, developed and maintained in Sri Lanka.

CodeGen's client portfolio includes eminent corporates such as Emirates, Virgin, Transat, Monarch, Cosmos, Arabian Adventure etc,.  The company further plans to form partnerships with global players in different technological sectors in the near future, while expanding its client base and furthering the use of its TravelBox Technology.

Commenting about the Company, Bharat Patel, Partner and Head of Sales - Commercial CodeGen said, "As a company which renowned for excellent solutions in the market, we constantly innovate our products and solutions and our processes to clearly differentiate our offering. In order to be different we need to innovate, which without it is tough to enter the international market, and we in CodeGen thrive on this factor".

The company is involved in the VEGA project that aims to create the Sri Lanka's first fully electric, high performance super car. VEGA involves expertise from different domains and this effort was initiated and funded by CodeGen. Additionally, the company is involved in the music and fashion industries and has its own recording studio called Cube Studio and design studio called Design Cafe.

The company is also involved with the country’s academia and has formed several working partnerships with a number of Universities in the island including, University of Moratuwa, University of Colombo, University of Peradeniya and University of Ruhuna re-investing to the country's economy for a sustainable future.

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