Asoka Dissanayake - Lead, Strategic Engagements
American Express, London
Asoka leads strategic engagements in Europe for the new B2B Digital Payment Platform business. Asoka has over twelve years experience in strategy, operations and finance functions at Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. Prior to AMEX, Asoka spent five years in the Silicon Valley at Verizon Ventures and at PayPal, helping identify both investment and partnership opportunities within start-ups. Prior to that Asoka was a Strategy Consultant at Deloitte. Asoka started her career as a Electrical Design Engineer at Texas Instruments. Asoka is involved in several initiatives to help start-ups grow and get funded.
Asoka has an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelors in Computer & Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.”