Emmanuel Tissera

Technical Lead

B.Sc (Hons) Computing & Information Systems (London Met)

As Technical Lead, Emmanuel works across a range of projects and provides leadership and mentoring to junior developers.

Emm knew his calling early on in life. At the age of 15, he wrote an essay on his ambition to become a software engineer. A Microsoft Certified Professional, Umbraco Certified Master and a Kentico 11 Certified Developer, his software and web development career officially began in 2002. Prior to joining Luminary, Emm held roles as Technical Lead for Emirates Airline and Senior Software Engineer at Australian Associated Press. His areas of expertise include Kentico Cloud and other headless CMS. He has been awarded for his exceptional talent with a Golden Najm (Star) Award from Emirates and a Finalist position at the AAP Awards in recognition of his excellence for innovation. A self-proclaimed bookworm, when he's not working he's likely to be curled up on the couch with a novel.

Quick facts about Emmanuel

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Star sign

♐ Sagittarius

Chinese zodiac

🐕 Dog

Inspired by

Everyday people,  those who have a smile on their face whatever life throws at them.

Fun fact

Emmanuel and his wife were first photographed together when he was 10 years old (he was in the background of her First Holy Communion photograph). Twelve years later he phoned her by mistake and they got married a few years later.