Ruwan Senanayake, Country Representative for Sri Lanka for IQA, stated ‘‘we were the pioneers in introducing the audio visual based questions for table quizzes and I as the compiler of questions always endeavor to meet the standards set by the IQA. This is the only table quiz held according to IQA rules and standards.’’
Commenting on this achievement Mr. Mano Sekaram, CEO of 99X Technology stated ‘‘we are delighted to have participated in the IQA Wisdom 2013 and been judged as Joint Mercantile Champions. As thought leaders in the IT industry, this goes on to showcase our talent beyond just delivering software product engineering services globally.’’
Concluding a very tough competition and after a two-tie break, three teams including 99X Technology remained on the top, joined by Dialog Team A and IFS, whilst the overall winners were Chamara Sumanapala’s team. Other winners included Royal College Team A and HNB Team A.
The members of 99X Technology comprised of Shirantha de Alwis (Associate Tech Lead and Team Leader), Ivantha Senevirathne (Senior Software Engineer), Rangitha Kuruppu (Trainee Software Engineer), Ravindu Madanayake (Infrastructure Management Engineer) and Navaka Nawaratne (Process/Management Associate).
The quiz comprised of 50 questions in 10 questions per round based on 5 areas namely current affairs, sports, general knowledge, space & astronomy & arts/literature and entertainment.