Dulith Herath – Profile

Dulith Herath is a well-known, highly successful Sri Lankan serial entrepreneur. He is known as the King of E-commerce in Sri Lanka as he is the Founder and Chairman of Sri Lanka’s largest e-commerce organization, Kapruka.com. Over the years he has been instrumental in exploring further opportunities by founding Kapruka Global Shop and setting up the chain of coffee shops named Java Lounge in Colombo. He also co-founded Grasshoppers, an e-commerce logistics enterprise to underpin all e-commerce ventures in the country.

It was in the year 2010 that Dulith was first recognized for his amazing skills, knowledge, and entrepreneurial talent, where he won the award for the Sri Lankan Entrepreneur of the Year.

In addition, he has won numerous awards including the Asia Pacific Young Entrepreneur Award in 2013, Sri Lankan Entrepreneur of the Year once again in 2017, and CSSL ICT Leader of the Year in 2017

Also he was chosen as an Eisenhower fellow by the President Eisenhower foundation in USA in 2017. 

He secured the Sri Lanka Country Account for Amazon.com in 2017 where local produce can now be sold on global platforms via his unique cross-border e-commerce fulfillment network.

In 2018 he was presented with the Management Leadership Award from the Institute of Certified Professional Manager and also “ The Asia Pacific Entrepreneur Award in the Retail Category”.

In 2019 He was recognized as a “YAKADA MINIHA” of Sri Lanka, in a campaign launched by the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development called “PANNARAYA” 

He recently secured the country account for Amazon.com for Sri Lanka where now local produce could be sold on global platforms via his unique cross border e-commerce fulfillment network