Odoo: Company profile

Company profile


A solid track record, a global footprint

Odoo S.A. is the software vendor of the Odoo Apps (formerly OpenERP). Odoo S.A. is a company founded in 2002 by Fabien Pinckaers, its current CEO. It has now 250 employees, 6 offices (Belgium, US San Francisco, US New York, Luxembourg, India,  Hong Kong) and activities in 120 countries with a vast partner network of more than 550 official partners.

Odoo is the fastest evolving business software in the world. Odoo has a complete suite of business applications covering all business needs, from Website/Ecommerce down to manufacturing, inventory and accounting, all seamlessly integrated. It is the first time ever a software editor managed to reach such a functional coverage.

Fits small to big companies alike

Odoo is the most installed business software in the world. Odoo is used by 2.000.000 users worldwide ranging from very small companies (1 user) to very large ones (300 000 users). Amongst the biggest references you can find:
Odoo is the only software in the world having such a large range of customers because:
  • Odoo offers a full suite of business apps that fits the needs of large companies, but it's built to empower smaller companies to adopt it quickly and easily through a smooth, friendly user experience.
  • Odoo is flexible and fully integrated in order to cover the needs of very complex companies.
  • Odoo is open source - it is actively maintained by a large base of developers to meet evolving customer needs and provide new, innovative applications to help companies worldwide grow their business

2,000,000 users

Enjoying using Odoo to run their business

1500 developers

In the Odoo community


To cover all your business needs


Offering services to customers


Covered by our official partners


Working at Odoo on 3 continents

We think business software shouldn't be complex. We believe in software that is full featured, tightly integrated, runs smoothly, and upgrades seamlessly.

Our mission is to provide a range of easy to use business applications that form a complete suite, giving millions of companies easy access to the software they need to run and grow their business.

Odoo (formerly OpenERP) was started in 2005. Odoo thrives in a unique and fully open ecosystem combining the resources of its open source community, partners’ network and resellers.

Odoo provides 30 main applications supported by the editor. In addition, the community of more than 1,500 active members, has contributed 4,000+ apps to cover a wide variety of business needs.

The network of 550+ certified partners in more than 120 countries means that although Odoo is a global company, it provides local solutions. The popular software is available online and can be hosted on a server you own or rent.


2011 - INSEAD Innovator Award

2012 - Highest-ranked Belgian company in the Deloitte Technology Fast50 Benelux  (growth of turnover of 1549% in the past 5 years)

2012 & 2013 - Bossie Award for the Best Open Source Solution 

2013 - Trends Gazelles Award

2013 - Linux New Media Award for The Best Open Source solution compatible with European Accounting Systems

2013 - “L’Entreprise Prometteuse” by Ernst & Young

Management team

Fabien Pinckaers, CEO

Founder and chief visionary, Fabien is the driving force behind Odoo. Proving you can have genius ideas early in life, Fabien started Odoo while at university.

Xavier Pansaers, CSO

A large part of Odoo's success is down to Xavier. He takes care of clients and partners, using his 20 years of experience as a Commercial Director at software companies.

Antony Lesuisse, CTO

Antony is one of the lucky people in life who can say he loves what he does. He oversees 150+ in-house developers and looks after the community of 2,000 developers.

Alexandre Vandermeersch, CMO

For creative ways to spread the word about how great Odoo is for businesses, Alexandre is the man. With a background in consulting and digital marketing, he certainly has the experience.

Laurent Liémance, CFO

Focusing on the figures, Laurent is on the case. His experience in finance makes him the perfect fit when it comes to taking care of Odoo's bottom line, funding and performance.