Chinthake Wijesooriya

School: The Business School
Department: Business Innovation
Position: Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South
ORCID: 0000-0002-7726-486X

Chinthake obtained his Phd in Business Information Systems from the University of Queensland. He teaches data science related courses while conducting research about formal and informal online learning systems. He is experienced in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students, supervising research students, industry engagements, and course coordination.

Prior to joining the academia, Chinthake worked in Sri Lanka, Singapore, New Zealand, and USA, primarily as an Information Technology consultant. 

  • PhD (BIS), University of Queensland, Australia. 
  • MPhil (BIS), University of Queensland, Australia. 
  • BSc (CS), Webster University, USA. 
  • EDBA, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. 

  • Digital Business

  • Information Systems
  • Online Learning System
  • Management Information Systems


  • Xu, Dongming, Wijesooriya, Chinthake, Wang, Yong-Gui and Beydoun, Ghassan (2011) Outbound logistics exception monitoring: A multi-perspective ontologies’ approach with intelligent agents. Expert Systems with Applications, 38 11: 13604-13611.


  • Digital Transformation in Redefining the Role of the Finance and Audit Professional of the Future (Forthcoming 2023)

Invited Speaker:

  • Wijesooriya, Chinthake (2023). Navigating Business Decisions in the Digital Age: The Art of Data Driven Decision making 11/08/2023. Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia.
  • Wijesooriya, Chinthake (2021). Effective Online Learning Interface. 21/04/2021. National STEM Association (NSA), Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia.
  • Wijesooriya, Chinthake (2020). eCSW2020 Sri Lanka. Virtual Learning Environments and the Impact to the learning today and beyond. 27/10/2020. Online Conference. Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team.


  • Wijesooriya, C. Heales, J. Rohde, F. (2019, July), Learning Synchronicity for Learning Performance, 23rd Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2019), Xian China 2019
  • Wijesooriya, C. Heales, J. Rohde, F. (2019, January), Evaluation of Virtual Learning Environment Characteristics in Learning Performance, 10th International Conference on E-Education, E-Business, E-Management and E-Learning (IC4E 2019), Japan 2019.
  • Wijesooriya, C. Heales, J. Rohde, F. (2018, June), Understanding Formal and Informal Learning Systems in Contemporary Learning Environments, 22nd Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2018), Japan 2018.
  • Wijesooriya, C. Heales, J. Rohde, F. Perdana, A. (2018, January), Organizational learning systems for sustainability, Applied Learning Conference, (ALC 2018), Singapore.
  • Wijesooriya, C. Heales, J. Clutterbuck, P. (2016, August), Social Media and Email as Moderators of Success in Formative Assessment, 22nd Americas Conference on Information Systems, (AMCIS 2016), San Diego, USA.

  • Masters Thesis Supervision 2023 (Successfully completed, 1 student)

  • Member - Association for Information Systems

  • Industry engagement (2022-2023). Master students research project industry engagements.
  • Undergraduate final year project industry engagement 2022-2023.
  • Work Based Learning (Industry-based learning undergraduate program) 2022-2023.