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Explorer Expanded: The Evolution of the Gapstars Explorer Series

By Arteculate Jun 7, 2022 #Gapstars #Sponsored

With the discovery of new concepts, products, and services in the ever-evolving world of technology, Gapstars presents to you: Explorer Expanded. This virtual conference hosts some of the industry’s leading professionals as they bring their expertise and experiences to a single platform. Be prepared to get inspired through our speakers’ journeys, as they take you on a tour of the products, practices, and companies they built.

Setting the stage for Gapstars’ Biggest Virtual Conference

As a rapidly growing tech company, Gapstars believes in working collaboratively towards innovation. Gapstars provides B2B software solutions to startups and scaleups in Europe with a workforce of 175+ operating from Sri Lanka, which is expected to increase to 300+ by the end of the next year. Gapstars began the Explorer Series in 2019, intending to share its experience with the growing tech community. The concept for this conference originated when the company was looking for ways to give back to society, as it strongly believes in empowerment through education.  

After completing several editions, the series is set to host Explorer Expanded (EX) – its biggest ever virtual conference. The senior tech community, technopreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs, the startup community, and all emerging technology enthusiasts are welcome to participate in this first-of-its-kind conference, powered by Gapstars. Explore the nitty-gritty of product development from conceptualization to construction, and the emergence of the future of tech through domains such as Web 3.0, deciphering the Metaverse, and much more!

Expand Your Horizons with an Insightful Programme Ahead

Clear out your calendars, charge your devices, and be ready as Gapstars brings you the opportunity to learn from a panel of distinguished speakers on the 15th and 16th of June 2022  from 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm. Here’s a sneak peek into the exhilarating agenda for what is in store at EX:

Both days are set to start with a welcome speech and introduction to the day’s program with 15-minute breakout rooms midway through the sessions. Day 1 will bring in the first keynote speech by Murat Erder, Author of  Continuous Architecture in Practice. Following this, the conference will dive into the science of Building a World-Class Product with Barend Raaff, the founder of CARV.COM, and This will be followed by a session on Engineering Management and the Way Forward, conducted by Chandni Jain, Senior Engineering Manager at Front.

EX Day 2 opens with the second keynote speaker for the conference: Entering the Metaverse by Extended Reality and 3D Practice Lead at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Mukundan Govindaraj. Mukundan’s extensive 13-year career encompasses computer vision algorithms, AI, game engines, and Computer-Generated Imagery (CGI) pipelines. Over the years, he has played critical roles in building what is now known as ‘the metaverse.’ His session will be followed by Software Architect at Rentman, John Pereira and then another on Lessons Learned Building Platform Services by Software Architect at Atlassian, Roshan Paiva. 

In addition to the speeches, both days of EX will feature breakout sessions and are to close out with a 30-minute Panel Discussion – Tech Lead Fireside Chat by Anjana Somathilaka, the Co-founder of Nuclei Technologies, CTO of, and Tech consultant for Gapstars, and Hasitha Liyanage, the Vice President of Engineering at :Different. 

Want to Learn More and Be a Part of The Action?

Registration for EX is as simple as filling a form on the Official Explorer Expanded Event Page by Gapstars. The page contains a detailed overview of the event and in-depth background of the speakers. We, at Arteculate Asia, the proud digital media partner for the event, together with the team at Gapstars, hope to see you all at Explorer Expanded. So what are you waiting for? Head over there to reserve your spot at one of Sri Lanka’s biggest tech events for the year 2022!

By Arteculate

Arteculate is your guide to the Asian tech industry. We give you unparalleled insights, accurate, local tech news, thoughtful features and sometimes scathing opinions on where things are headed. Stay tuned for the best of Asia!

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