99x Wins Asia’s Best Workplace Award for Fifth Consecutive Year – Adaderana Biz
Sri Lankan-based innovative tech company 99x has been recognized as Asia’s Best Workplace by the Great Place to Work Institute for the fifth consecutive year. 99x has won this award since 2018 for its ability to be a supportive life partner for its employees, placing it in the Top 100 Small and Medium Enterprises in Asia.
More than 3.3 million employees from 16 countries in Asia and the Middle East took part in the region’s most comprehensive study of employee experiences, which aimed to identify the best places to work in the region . Only 14 SMEs were chosen in Sri Lanka after evaluations over the previous two years, of which 99x. A key reason for earning this recognition for five consecutive years is a testament to 99x’s global HR practices. 99x is also expanding its workforce to several Asian markets in terms of hiring while creating an inclusive work environment.
“Over the years, we’ve seen that happy employees drive positive business results. We believe that by taking care of our employees first, our customers will also be taken care of. This was demonstrated in 2020 when the pandemic hit. We continued as usual, thanks to our corporate culture that puts people first. We are very happy to be referenced once again. Being ranked in these indices by the Great Place to Work Institute is a new milestone for us every year. Our greatest asset will always be our people and over the years we have strived to take all necessary steps to create a work culture that fuels the passion of our people, providing an environment that unleashes their full potential. said Mano Sekaram, founder and CEO of 99x.
The Great Place to Work Institute uses its Trust Index survey to gather employee opinions about their work experience to assess workplace culture.
Sekaram also added, “These ratings further measure 99x’s ability to earn the trust of our people and create a culture driven by meaningful values, effective leaders and the intention to maximize human potential. These critical metrics should be considered by anyone considering working or doing business with 99x as an indicator of a high performance culture.
The company has been recognized as the best workplace for women in Sri Lanka and the best IT/ITeS workplace in Sri Lanka this year.
Based in Norway, with offices in Oslo and Colombo, 99x is a product engineering company co-creating innovative and well-designed digital products for the Scandinavian market. Its expertise has been proven across a portfolio of over 150 impactful global digital products developed since 2004, in collaboration with leading Independent Software Vendors (ISVs). 99x employs over 450 technology and product specialists who are high achievers, creative thinkers and team players.