About Us

Company Overview

First IPO is the leading Candidate search & Evaluation platform. Our SAS based enterprise platform and services enable enterprises across industries to optimize their recruiting practices.

First IPO brings strong employee selection practices that helps clients pick the right people. Attracting good talent & Evaluating their Knowledge & Skill is our central focus.

First IPO is committed to help organizations identify the best fit candidates. Corporates often struggle to select the best fit candidates as it affects the bandwidth & productivity of revenue earning workforce. The sheer volume & geographical spread of candidates is quite daunting to cover. First IPO with its dedicated Technical reviewers & experienced Human Resource professional’s steps in to aid the identification process.

First IPO’s Leading platform (ATS), assessment tools, Video interview tools, processes & Human capital are on the offer to corporates to leverage….

Core Values



We are committed to professionalism, ethics, personal responsibility and honoring the trust of all stakeholders.

Customer Centricity

We serve our candidates and clients with tools, resources and insights to help them be more successful.


We cultivate a culture of teamwork that respects and builds on the expertise of our staff within an environment of innovation.

Operational Excellence

We believe that best outcomes and service helps us sustain and thrive. It is our endeavor to see our success in our client’s success.


Our Team

Mr. Manjunath R

Director - First IPO

Management Graduate from Bangalore University with over 17 years of leadership experience in talent acquisition helping global and Indian organizations spanning technology, product development, services, large and start-up organizations. Manjunath has a track record of hiring and retaining top talent for MNC and Indian firms. Passion for people has helped in building high performance teams, which consistently exceeded organizational expectations.

Manjunath has successfully advised & Enabled organizations on effective talent acquisition and talent management strategies. Manjunath believes hiring exceptional talent ' is his key to success. He enjoys Head Hunting & working with diverse teams across India & overseas.

Ms. Meghamala Nugehalli

Technology Advisor

An Engineer from National Institute of Engineering (NIE-Mysore) and master’s in computer science from Miami University and an MBA from Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. Meghamala has 20+ years’ experience in software engineering, program management and product management. She has led software and product teams in successful tech companies like Microsoft, Oracle and Informix. Meghamala’s technology experience includes application product platforms such as Databases, Media platforms, Integrated Development Environments (IDEs), Software as Service platforms (SAAS), and Mobile applications.

Mr. Suryanarayanan Ananthanarayanan

Business advisory

Surya’s last full-time assignment was CEO at Dayanand Sagar Entrepreneurship Research and Business Incubation (DERBI) Foundation where he helped set up a state-of-the art co-working space and a DST approved TBI (Technology Business Incubator).
A first-generation serial entrepreneur, Surya has the distinction of spotting opportunities where not many would look for.

Surya has helped infuse a paradigm change at the N S Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning at IIM Bangalore that includes a business incubator and a seed fund between 2009 and 2011. Surya helped GINSERV design & implement an accelerator program in 2019.
Surya is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a master’s in management from McGill University, Canada. Surya now mentors start up entrepreneurs on their entrepreneurial journey as a free lancer. Surya is also on the governing board of TiE Bangalore.

Mr. B R Raghavendra Rao

Head of Operations

A seasoned professional with 20+ years of Industry Experience in Information Technology and performed various technical and management roles. Raghavendra has been an entrepreneur for over a decade in Staffing and Recruitment industry.
Raghavendra’s focus is Operational excellence, People Management, Process and Quality, Strategy & Innovation.

In the past Raghavendra has held various position in corporates like IBM, Toyota, Microland, Ness Technologies & Co Founded Acliv Technologies.


Our Clients