Odessa Appoints Mehra as CTO; Hires Abraham as COO
APR 2, 2019 - 7:10 am
Odessa announced expansion of the company’s executive leadership to position itself for the next phase of growth and innovation. Co-founder, Jay Mehra, will transition from his current chief operating officer role to the newly created role of chief technology officer. Mathew Abraham will join Odessa to become the chief operating officer this month.
“When I joined Odessa almost two decades ago, Madhu and I saw the incredible potential to help leasing organizations automate their business processes – and in turn, deliver an optimal experience to their customers,” said Jay Mehra, CTO of Odessa. “Over time, we have refined and evolved to support that goal, and I’m confident that we have the right executive structure in place to propel us forward for years to come.”
Mehra has served as the company’s chief operating officer since 2000, responsible for leading technology, product and delivery. Under his leadership, Odessa grew from 20 employees to a workforce of more than 650 today, meeting global consulting standards in delivery management, performance and quality. In his new role as chief technology officer, Mehra will focus on expanding the technology organization and enriching Odessa’s product offering, in addition to helping mentor the next generation of Odessa’s technology leaders.
Joining Odessa as the company’s new chief operating officer is Mathew Abraham, a versatile technologist with two decades of diversified experience in technology development and inter-disciplinary business program management. Abraham’s career has included time with Intel, Applied Materials, and most recently various leadership roles at ASML Holdings N.V. He comes to Odessa with a PhD in Physics from Harvard University. An experienced engineer, Abraham will oversee the company’s global delivery teams, upholding and evolving agile system implementation methodology.
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