The pioneer of the leading Computer and Information Technology Training Academies with over 50 branches island-wide covering all the provinces in the country, Dr. Bandusena Ranasinghe is another eminent personality from University of Peradeniya. He is the Chairman or in other words founder of the IDM Group of Companies. The academies under his guidance have donated almost 900 IT graduates to the country other than several thousands IT Diploma holders. IDM also provides and supports opportunities for direct employments of above five hundred people within the IDM group.
Dr. Bandu Ranasinghe holds the degrees of B.Sc, MBA, Ph.D, FCS, MACS, FBCS and he is a visiting lecturer of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. IDM Group of Companies Chairman Dr. Ranasinghe is also an adjunct Associate Professor for the Charles Sturt University, Australia. He was the founder Chairman of the British Computer Society