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Dr. Thilini C. Gamage is a Senior Lecturer of the Department of Marketing Management, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. In 2009, she obtained her BSc. (Hons) in Management and Information Technology from the University of Kelaniya with first-class honours. Also, the same year, she obtained the Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom. In 2016, she received her Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Colombo. She joined the Department of Marketing Management in 2010 and currently teaches undergraduate and graduate students of the Faculty of Management Studies and the Faculty of Graduate Studies. She is also working as a visiting faculty in both local and foreign affiliated Universities.
Further, she has published more than 20 research articles in reputed international research journals (including A* and A graded journals in ABDC Journal Quality List/ SSCI) and international research conferences/ symposia proceedings. She also has received numerous international awards for her research and publications, including best paper awards at the 2nd International Conference on Governance, Management & Social Innovation, Indonesia (2019), 8th International Conference of Asian Academy of Applied Business, Malaysia (2017), 1st Technology Innovation Management and Engineering Science International Conference, Thailand (2016) and 1st International Conference on Digital Marketing, Sri Lanka (2014). Moreover, Dr. Gamage has won a few local and international research grants, including Special COVID-19 Project Grants with China, Japan, South Korea, and the ASEAN Region by Leading House Asia, ETH Zurich, Switzerland and Postgraduate Research Grant by the University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka (2014 – 2016). She is currently an editor of the Sri Lanka Journal of Marketing Management published by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing in collaboration with Emerald Publishing. She also serves as a member of the editorial board/ review panel of numerous journals and international conferences, including Middle East Journal of Management, Asian Journal of Management Studies, and Colombo Business Journal.
Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, Technology Management, Tourism and Hospitality Marketing, Entrepreneurship
2020-2021: Co Investigator -Entrepreneurial strategy making in response to COVID-19: A comparative study of Swiss and Japanese service firms funded by the Special COVID-19 Project Grants with China, Japan, South Korea, and the ASEAN Region by Leading House Asia, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
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