Learn more about the team

Sit down and grab some popcorn.We're quite fun and quirky here at Alakazam, and you're about to learn just how much!Read on, I think you'll be surprised.

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have a dark sense of humor

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Ayeshni

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Charana

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Saumya

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Sajith

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Aaron

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Romario

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Pasan

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Sandy

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Linga

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Dulitha

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Amani

have broken bones

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Charana

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Sajith

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Pasan

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Linga

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Romesh

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Dulitha

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Romario

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Saumya

play an instrument

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Sajith

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Linga

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Romario

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Pasan

prefer Android over Apple

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Ruban


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Romesh

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Linga

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Sandy

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Romario

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Aaron

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Ishanka

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Saumya

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Sajith

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Charana

are so millennial, we vape

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Sajith


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Pasan

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Saumya

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Linga

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Romesh

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Dulitha

are all inked up


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Dulitha

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Linga

speak more than 02 languages

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Melanie


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Ayeshni

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Sajith

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Romario

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Charana

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Linga

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Dulitha

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Amani

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Ruban

desperately need a haircut


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Ayeshni

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Ruban

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Amani

have a better love story than Twilight

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Charana


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Ayeshni

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Sajith

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Romario

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Saumya

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Melanie

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Pasan

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Amani

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Ruban

don't mind pineapple on our pizza

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Melanie


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Ishanka

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Charana

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Aaron

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Sandy

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Romario

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Linga

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Ayeshni

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Amani

The Leading Duo

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Dulitha Wijewantha

What kind of work do you do at Alakazam?"I'm working on building a billion dollar company."
Your favorite part about working at Alakazam?"Working with the brilliant team, for sure."
What is a quote you associate with working here?“Keep moving forward” - Meet the Robinsons
Do you have a favourite memory with the team?"The 'trip' we took to Ella was fun."
Do you use any apps to stay productive through the day?"Yeah, Notion."

What exactly do you do at Alakazam, as the Product OverLord?"Basically, I look after the Alakazam product."
How long has it been since you started working here?"About 02 years now. Long before Alakazam even existed."
What's your favourite part about coming in to work everyday?"I get to work on something that is very challenging - simplifying marketing."
Do you have a movie quote that you associate with working here?"We don't do that here" - Black Panther
Where do you prefer to work in office?The orange couch in the lounge area, or the new secluded table in the café."

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Ruban Nanthagopal

The Minions

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Aaron Henderlin


How long have you been the UI/UX Designer at Alakazam?"It's been 01 year and 02 months."
Is there anything that happened at office that you wish people would forget?"YEAH. I wish they'd forget that I said I 'deserve' something."
Who is your work buddy?"Mmm.. Linga, I guess."
Can you think of a movie quote that you associate with working here?“Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” The Pride of the Yankees

What's your favourite part about working at Alakazam?"I love this place for many different reasons, but mostly for the people I get to work with."
Do you use any apps to be productive through the day?"Yup, I use Preview and Notion."
Where do you prefer to work in the office?"The purple beanbag."
You're the Unicorn Whisperer. But what exactly does that mean?"I create content and keep the energy high in office."

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Amani Nawzil

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Ayeshni Wickramasinghe

Where do you prefer to work when in office?"My little detention corner, or the purple beanbag. Someone's probably hogging the beanbag as we speak."
What do you do at Alakazam?"I write most of the content that goes out."
Your favourite memory at Alakazam?"Romario's 23rd birthday, for sure. We're never going back to that restaurant."
Are there any apps you use to stay productive?"I use Bear."

Can you think of a movie quote that makes you think of Alakazam?"Look how they massacred my boy" - The Godfather
What's the longest you've worked at a stretch?"18 hours."
Any memories you wish everyone would forget?"When I accidentally sent notifications to all our users."
Who is your work buddy?"I'm usually working with either Sajith or Pasan."

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Charana Amarasekara

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Ishanka Ranatunga

What's your favourite app, besides Alakazam of course?"UberEats! Hahaha"
Is there a quote you associate with working here?"It’s not how much money you make, it’s really what changes you left behind" - Carl Pei, co-founder of OnePlus
What's your favourite place to work, at office?"My seat near the entrance."
Your favourite memory with the team?"Everyday is a new memory, to be honest."

Exactly what is your role at Alakazam?"I handle product research and development."
What do you like most about the culture here?"There are no shackles on creativity and new ideas."
Got a favourite memory you'd like to share?"Payday is always one of the best days of the month."
How long have you been part of the team?"I joined in January, 2018."

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Lingadeepan Thalamuthu

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Melanie Perera

Where are you most zen, when working at office?"Seated at my desk, surrounded by my crystals."
Can you think of a movie quote that reminds you of the work life at Alakazam?"I'm not afraid to be married to my career. And I don't expect it to hold me in bed as I go to sleep. " - Up in the Air
Which app keeps you productive through the day?"MindValley."
What's your favourite part about working at Alakazam?"Getting to work with a group of young, vibrant characters."

Do you have a favourite memory with the team?"Nothing can beat 'Sumihiri Pane' day and Romario's birthday."
What are your most valued possessions?"My Xs Max, my AirPods, my PS4, my MacBook Pro... I'm living that broqué life."
Who are you most like, when it comes to working at Alakazam?"Probably Walter White. I just cook stuff up everyday."
Do you have a work buddy?"Yeah, I work with Charana and Sajith mostly."

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Pasan De Silva

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Romario Schokman

What's your favourite part about working at Alakazam?"The culture here is pretty amazing, and so are the people."
Do you have a favourite position to work in?"Yes, kama sutra. Hahah!"
Which app are you using at the moment to stay productive?"Google Calendars and Calendly. My schedules are TIGHT!"
What's the longest you've worked at a stretch at office?"Once, I did a 48 hour sprint. Still proud of that day."

Can you think of a quote that reminds you of working at Alakazam?"That was a shitty idea. I'm not sure what it is now." - Silicon Valley, TV Series
Besides the people, what's your favourite part about working here?"The experience, the salary and beverage perks."
What are your favourite memories made with the team?"The trip to Ella, and the trip before that."
You were one of the first to join. How long has it been since you joined?"It's been 02 years and 06 months."

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Romesh Shanaka

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Sajith Thilakarathna

What's your preferred place to work, in the office premises?"Bean bags would be the answer, but there are always taken over by someone."
Do you have a favourite memory from the last Alakazam trip?"Yeah, that one good trip while we were on the trip."
What app do you use on the daily to stay productive?"Uber."
What do your everyday tasks look like?"I do a little bit of everything, but mostly web scraping, fixing last minute issues and release related stuff."

What's the hardest thing about your job?"Most of the team is camera shy and rarely sit still long enough for me to get a portrait."
You just joined Alakazam. What was your first impression about the team?"I thought they were pretty chill and 'vape-y'."
What's your favourite memory with the team?"Probably Samitha's farewell party."
Is there a quote that reminds you of working with the Alakazam team?"Joey doesn't share food!" - Friends

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Sandeeshwara Perera

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Saumya Lakshman

Which position do you feel most productive working in?"Standing. It makes you taller." 
Was there anything that surprised you about Alakazam when you joined?"I thought people here were somber, but turns out everyone's LIT!"
What app do you use on the daily?"Calculator. The universe is made up of numbers, yo."
What's your favourite part of a normal day in office?"Everything's better after 6:00 PM."