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Ain’t that cool meeting the Queen at Buckingham Palace

Who would have thought an ordinary guy from Gampaha (Sri Lanka) would one day be shaking the hand of Queen of Great Britain and the Commonwealth at Buckingham Palace, and be joking with Duke of Edinburgh and Duke of York. Well, that just happened to me on 9th June 2014. I was among number of leading figures in UK’s tech scene to be invited to Buckingham Palace for a reception held by the Queen. Those days when I first got involved with tech, it wasn’t sexy. Very few people recognised its potential. And many took years to recover from the…