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Marcom professional, business & technology writer.


Grew up in the world of strategic marketing, but am a hands-on writer/designer/marketer.

Worked for J. Walter Thompson, and Ogilvy & Mather as a Creative Director. Also Office Max, Marlyn Nutraceuticals, Green Tree Financial, and Textron. More recently in key Marketing Communications positions at Imperial Capital Bank, and iCrossing.

I am a member of the International Association of Business Communicators, (IABC), and the American Marketing Association.

English honours at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka; Masters degree in Communications at the University of Leicester, U.K. Broadcast training at Bush House, BBC, London.; Postgrad research at the University of Texas at Austin.

Present Assignments:
Bi-monthly tech-communications column for Communication World magazine.

Marketing/Tech column for Franchise Times magazine.

Contributor to Create Magazine.

Overseas: contributor on Marketing, and Technology for LMD magazine, the leading business publication in Sri Lanka.

Editing a book on branding for Superbrands.


Photography, Racketball, Tennis, Travel, Design, Technology.

Topic Interests
Branding, Integrated Marketing, Wi-Fi, Networking, Search, Mobile Communications.

My first Web site features my writing over the past ten years, tracking and analyzing current trends in marketing, advertising, media, and technology.

Here, at Hoi Polloi, I discuss ongoing issues that I am currently writing about for magazines in the U.S.