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I am the Nth Generation – Adeesha Attanayake

Updated: Jan 9

Learn more about Nth's most important asset – its people in our "I am the Nth Generation" series.

What’s your job title? IT Project Manager

How long have you been with Nth? 9 months

What does a typical day for you at Nth look like? Initiating and planning projects. Addressing issues and project risks. Bid management and supporting RFP responses.

Which fellow Nth’er(s) inspire you and why? Ferdi Tatad (Manager, Services Solutions & PMO) inspires me with his exceptional people and mentoring skills.

What led you to this career/working at Nth? People, culture, and opportunities

What are some of your favorite things about your job? Learning new technologies and solutions

What is a work accomplishment you are proud of? Closing projects on time and within budget

What motivates you at work? The people that I work with motivate me at work.

What is one of the biggest lessons you’ve learned in your career? Always be a student in a world of constant change.

What was your first job? Store clerk in a 7-Eleven

What is the best career advice you’ve received? Rise to the occasion

What is your favorite place that you’ve travelled to? Japan

What is your favorite movie? The Godfather

Describe your ideal weekend. Chilling in a resort drinking cocktails

What famous person or historical figure would you most like to meet and why? Plato, to learn

What 3 items would you bring with you to a deserted island? My phone, satellite Wi-Fi access, and a solar powered charger

What is your perfect meal? Pizza made by an 80-year-old Pizzaiolo (a pizza chef)

What is the strangest thing you’ve ever eaten? Depends on who’s asking. To a non-French, East Asian person, it could be frog legs. For Americans, it could be sundried salted fish.

What do you like to do for fun? Bake bread and cook new things.  

What was your first concert? First cassette tape? First CD? My first concert was Inner Circle, first tape was Dangerous by Michael Jackson, and first CD was Toxicity by System of a Down.

What fictional character(s) do you most relate to? Larry David

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