Pruthvi Nanjappa

Co Founder & Chief Executive

Pruthvi Nanjappa has over 2 decades of experience in Human Resources field in the IT industry across India, APAC and North America regions, where he has worked with large MNC’s like Novell, Intel, Microsoft, ANZ, NESS Technologies and MetricStream.

As a HR leader, Pruthvi is best known for architecting the HR Strategy. As a true all- rounder, he has deep exposure to all key areas of HR including mergers & acquisitions, compensation & benefits, change management and talent management.

Pruthvi is passionate about tech adoption in Human Resources. He has been championing the cause of HR process improvement through technology and innovation. Though he is data-driven in his approach but maintains a unique sense of reasonability. He has coped and overcome the rigours of acquiring the right people, building strong processes and deploying world class tools to create sustainable frameworks of excellence.

Pruthvi is a science graduate with a PG in management from Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship (XIME). He is an ICF-certified coach.

Pruthvi has held Director-level responsibilities in his career and has a strong understanding of a firm’s core business. Having grown up in an entrepreneurial family, he draws upon his business acumen and instincts to provide purposeful leadership.

Pruthvi is often referred to as a solution-oriented leader. His out-of-the-box approach to problem solving defines his leadership style. Curatal.com is poised to become a shining example of his vision and innovation in the talent management space.


Manjunath R

Co Founder

A management graduate from Bangalore University with over 17 years of leadership experience in talent acquisition, Manjunath has enabled global and Indian organizations that include large and start-up organizations, acquire talent across technology, product development and services.

Manjunath has a track record of hiring and retaining top talent for MNCs and Indian firms. Passion for people has helped in building high performance teams, which consistently exceeded organizational expectations.

Manjunath advises organizations on effective talent acquisition and talent management strategies. He enjoys head hunting and has honed the fine art of identifying and hiring exceptional talent.


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 freelancer. Surya is also on the governing board of TiE Bangalore.


Ajai Roy

National Sales Head

With over 2 decades of experience in Sales & Sales Management, Ajai is the quintessential Sales leader. Adept at handling large and diverse teams pan India, he has over the years developed a deep understanding of the monetization aspect of HR/Recruitment solutions.

Having worked with marque brands like The Times of India Group ( Bennett Coleman &Co), Monster worldwide , Shine.com ( HT Media Enterprise) and Future Group , Ajai‘s understanding of the nuances of business development is exemplary.

A great team player, Ajai strongly believes in the power of collaboration. A Biker, Poetry afficionado and an aspiring wordsmith, Ajai one day plans to publish his novel and retire to the hills.



To be the preferred partner in enabling curated talent through an innovative platform.

To curate talent, connect them with organizations and thus create opportunities.

Core Values


We are committed to highest level of professionalism, ethics,accountability and trust of all stackholder.

Customer Centricity

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


We cultivate a culture of teamwork that respects and builds on the expertise of our team members in an environment of innovation.

Operational Excellence

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