Anushka is a digital leader, with a focus on building high performing teams. She has worked in the technology industry for over 15 years and managed teams across ANZ, Asia and Europe. Anushka has a passion for understanding how technology and humanity can co-exist, grounded in the belief that leaders need to balance both the promise and the responsibility that digitisation brings.
Anushka is currently the Chief Operating Officer for MessageMedia. She has previously held a number of leadership roles across REA Group, Microsoft and Optus across a breadth of functions: product, pricing, business model strategy, marketing, commercial management, governance and operations.
Originally from Sri Lanka, Anushka moved to Melbourne where she earned a Bachelor of Laws / Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree from Deakin University. She is a Board Director for Social Venture Partners in Melbourne and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.