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Odessa receives ‘Fun at Work’ Award from Times Ascent


Philadelphia, PA – February 20, 2018 - Odessa, a leader in equipment leasing software solutions, today announced being recognized with a ‘Fun at Work’ Award in Mumbai, India as part of the Dream Companies to Work For annual program. The award was presented by Times Ascent, the career supplement to the Times of India, and the 26th edition of the World HRD Congress.

“We are delighted to receive this award as it validates our philosophy that ‘bringing your whole self to work’ makes Odessa a wonderful place to work,” said Namita Kutty, Odessa’s AVP, Human Capital Management: India. “We attribute our recognized ‘fun factor’ to the fact that employee activities and committees are run by the employees themselves.”

In addition to Odessa’s company award, Ms. Kutty was named one of the ‘100 Top HR Minds’ in India. Only individuals who accomplish extraordinary people-centric work in the industry are chosen for this award. “Our congratulations to Namita for receiving well deserved recognition, in addition to our India human resources team who continuously work to drive employee experience,” said Jean Burns, Odessa’s AVP, Human Capital Management: USA.

About World HRD Congress

The World HRD Congress recognizes marque organizations who have demonstrated excellence and innovation in the field of human resources. The nominations are evaluated by a distinguished jury comprising of senior professionals based on pre-defined criteria and includes review of a presentation by the short-listed companies on innovative HR practices, company values, work culture, CSR and more.

About Times Ascent

The Times Ascent is a weekly supplement of the Times of India newspaper – India’s leading media outlets with 45 dailies and periodicals in 3 languages and 108 editions. Focused on human resource development and employment opportunities, the Times Ascent covers current and future trends for HR professionals and job seekers. They also sponsor several awards to encourage the talent acquisition and employment functions of organizations.

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About Odessa

Odessa is a software company exclusively focused on the leasing industry. The company is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA and employs a staff of 450. The LeaseWave suite is a fully Internet-based family of products, providing an end-to-end lease, fleet and loan origination and portfolio management solution for equipment leasing and finance, vehicle leasing and finance and fleet management companies. The LeaseWave suite is engineered to be configurable and customizable to accommodate complex business models and it is also designed to be available as a SaaS product. Learn more about Odessa, its products and services by visiting