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Giri Devanur ’14SPS founded WinHire on the belief that “the effectiveness and success of an organization lies not in its products or services, but in its people”. So their mission is simple:  help organizations to unlock the power to discover talent.

WinHire is now in the process of launching a first of its kind cloud solution to help companies hire the right people. “WinHire will empower clients to make smart hiring decisions and ensure that every sales professional hired through the WinHire system is a WINNER!” says founder and CEO Giri Devanur.

Both Mr. Devanur and his long time colleague and co-founder Srirangan (Ringo) Rajagopal have deep experience in managing human capital. Giri is a successful serial entrepreneur.  Mr. Rajagopal has extensive experience in architecting complex talent solutions for Fortune clients and has held leadership positions in talent acquisition, sales & operations. His previous roles include being Head of Recruitment – Accenture and Regional HR Head – Infosys.

“We’re building a product through technology and human capital management experts to ensure that our clients win with Winhire!” add Giri and Ringo. WinHire has its heart in Columbia University, its headquarters in New Jersey, and a development center in Bangalore, India.