Sysco LABS main partner for TEDxColombo 2023
Sysco LABS teamed up with TEDxColombo 2023 as the Main Partner for the event’s return after five years.
This year’s theme – ‘R-Evolution’, attracted an audience of more than 750 who gathered to explore a series of compelling ideas and stories. The event was held on August 27, at the Monarch Imperial.
TEDx platform’s ‘ideas worth spreading’ is an ethos that resonates deeply with Sysco LABS’ dedication to nurturing creativity and unconventional thinking. The US technology corporate has a rich history of promoting knowledge sharing and supports initiatives that focus building knowledge capital within and outside the tech industry.
Speaking about being the Main Partner for TEDxColombo, Sysco LABS Managing Director Rasika Karunatilake said: “Globally, TED has become synonymous with promulgating new ideas and knowledge. TEDxColombo has done a commendable job in bringing the platform to Sri Lanka and giving local thinkers the opportunity to communicate their learnings and experiences. As a technology company, we understand the importance of building knowledge capital. The continuous pursuit of knowledge enabled us to evolve from a startup to a global technology center, and that is why we continue to support important knowledge-sharing platforms like TEDx.”The licensee of TEDxColombo Safra Anver said; “Sysco LABS shares our vision of a world enriched by transformative ideas – we are extremely glad to have an industry leader come on board for this year’s edition. The ‘T’ in TED stands for technology, so having Sysco LABS as our Main Partner for TEDxColombo was a perfect match. The ‘Sysco LABS Delivery Dash’ interactive installation which was custom designed for the Social Space at the event was immensely popular with our attendees as well.”Sysco LABS has evolved as an innovation and solutions-driven company with a strong culture of continuous learning that it extends outside to support the technology industry and universities. Sysco LABS employees regularly visit industry forums and university programs as speakers and mentors to share their expertise, domain knowledge and technical experiences gained from transforming a global, trillion-dollar industry.