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Mallanna Sasalu

Founder & CEO


  • Alumnus of Harvard Business School
  • Business Education from Haskayne School Of Business, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering, Bangalore University

Career Highlights

  • As Managing Director, put together Affordable Housing Business Case for investment of $250 Million inclusive of development and HFCs businesses
  • Signed MOUs with Governments of Jharkhand  and Andhra Pradesh
  • Contributed to the formulation of PPP policies by the Central Government
  • As Sr. General Manager, was part of securing development rights of land which is known as one of the largest tech parks in the country
  • initiated the World Technology Centre software park by obtaining SEZ status
  • Leased one million sqft space to a leading tech company
  • Delivered one million sqft of constructed quality office space
  • Built strong portfolio of  5 million sqft of residential development
  • Raised over US$150 million funding in equity and debt
  • As Managing Director, built a new business  for mid-income housing from ground up 
  • Delivered more than 600 residential units and acquired more than 120  acres developable lands
  • Lived and worked in Canada for 9 years
  • Worked as project manager in technology and real estate projects ranging from establishment of large data centers, university projects, commercial buildings and airport
  • Notable projects include 58 storied EnCana towers, Calgary international airport and University of Veterinary Science in Calgary, Canada
  • As the COO and first employee of their real estate business, built the entire business ground up to be capable of delivery of 10 million sqft of mixed used project
  • Lead the business in all areas of land acquisition planning, contracting, fund raising, government partnerships for road widening and quality team building

Projects during initial career

  • Hotel Leela Palace - a five star hotel in Bangalore
  • Prestige Acropolis, Platinum City and Vijaya Bank co-operative society residential projects in Bangalore
  • 15 km water pipe line, jack-well in river basin and water distribution for 2000 acres infrastructure projects in Pune

Human Resources

For a transforming venture we need "Transforming Thinking". Megalith recognizes that the overall success of the organization is directly proportional to the quality of the people it possesses. Be it managing fellow employees or building partnership or increasing competitiveness in a fast paced business environment requires experience, qualified and innovative employees. Megalith employs proficient recruitment and retention practices which are the key drivers for employee growth and satisfaction. Job satisfaction in a dynamic work force becomes imperative since it has a direct impact on productivity and organization's success.
Megalith embraces the best HR practices. The representation of our best HR practices is followed in simple steps as mentioned below.

Talent Acquisition: The career prospects of the individual takes precedence over all other aspects. It is centered on the overall growth of the individuals which will result in the progress of the organization. The on-boarding of the acquired talent is key for the new employee to assimilate and soak up the culture of the organization. Our induction and orientation program provides an environment where a two-way learning process between the new employee and the organization is encouraged.

Working environment: Employee engagement is key for two-way conversation. We have developed retention programs to ensure the employees are well served in their career growth and benefits them in their overall growth. Diversity and inclusivity is highly encouraged.

Growth: - We have developed a robust performance management system, talent management, learning and development. We endeavour to have our compensation and benefits not only matches the industry standards but also the employee's interests with the success of the organization joy. We encourage leadership within everyone to be a leader in their position. With leadership comes ownership which brings responsibility with a purpose.

Rewarding: Well devised incentive plans have been placed with performance linked Incentive, long term incentive plan, CSR and employee welfare benefits are in place to ensure the motivated employees are sufficiently benefited.

Should you think, you have the required drive to be part of an exciting path braking journey and possess relevant experience and education, please send your resume to hr@megalithventures.com