About Tantalum Academy
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Tantalum Academy

At Tantalum, we have analysed decades of research on what makes people extraordinary. The seemingly magic ingredients that enable some to create phenomenal success stories. Nothing seems to stop them, be it adversity, challenges or confusion. They succeed. They make a difference.

The Tantalum Workplace Skills Program

Workplace Competencies:

  • We have merged emotional, social and business competencies into one singular concept of personal leadership that are crucial to success.

Pedagogy:

  • Our Program is layered in increasing degrees of complexity; uses immersive games, storytelling and reflection to teach and practice powerful visually measurable behaviours – VMB™ & Visually Applied Actions – VAA.

Engagement:

  • While you learn, you will have loads of fun during game play, engage with people from all over the world, build a powerful collaborative network, practice and demonstrate powerful workplace behaviours that will make you stand out.

At Tantalum, we are passionate about your success. We intend to supplement your abilities and your drive to excel with preparedness so, you can chart your own destiny and thrive in whatever that is you have set out to achieve.

Our Team

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The President of the Indian Partnership Forum, a leading UK think tank formed in the aftermath of Brexit, Dr. Mohan Kaul is a champion of international trade, investment, and emerging markets, as well as a recognised policy consultant, business leader, social entrepreneur, and academic. His achievements include being a member of the UN Secretary-General’s Management Efficiency Group , conducting the first evaluation for World Bank / IFAD of Nobel Laureate Mohammed Yunus’ world famous Grameen Bank in Bangladesh. He had the honour to address a special session of the UN General Assembly on Public Management. Dr. Kaul was a Professor and later Dean at the prestigious Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad. He previously held the position of United Nations Adviser and Senior diplomat and Director of management Development at the commonwealth Secretariat and the founder Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Business Council.

Dr. Mohan Kaul

Chairman of the Board

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An international skills development specialist, Mithun has been instrumental in starting and building organizations in 25 countries operating in North America, Asia, Africa, Middle East and Latin America. In 2017, he was awarded the "Qadat Al Tagheer Award for Excellence in Skills Development Globally" by the UAE – India business council. Mithun has participated as a speaker in various international forums and has been on several advisory boards. His articles have been published internationally. He has pioneered award winning programs that blend technology with life & work skills to deliver transformational social impact. His passion for teaching contemporary skills combined with engaging teaching methods led him to set up Tantalum Academy.


A lover of art, music and reading Mithun enjoys sports, dancing, video games & trekking. Always with a smile, he believes optimism is the only way to live!

Mithun Kamath

Founder

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A marketing & CRM specialist, Sandhya has worked in diverse industries ranging from high end real estate, luxury kitchens, luxury yachts to automotive. Her experience includes running strategic projects such as end to end rebranding exercise for a diversified conglomerate, demerger & change management of a group portfolio and to be a key part of new product launches. A lateral thinker with an eye for perfection, an avid reader of all things there are, lover of recreational scuba diving and a passionate believer that to learn is to grow. She graduated from Bangalore university with a distinction in Economics and Psychology and has a post graduate diploma in Online Communication from Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

Sandhya Raghunath

Co-Founder

Tantalum Nigeria

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Folabi Oseni is the Managing Director/ CEO of NetConstruct Nigeria Limited. He has a background in Economics from London Guildhall University, United Kingdom and possesses an unrelenting penchant for innovation in the real estate industry.


He is the visionary behind the establishment of NetConstruct Group, which cuts across Real Estate, Facilities Management & Nitrogen Gas Production. Apart from his work with the Group, he has led NetConstruct Nig. Ltd (Real Estate Development) as a pioneer in changing the parlance of Estate Development in Abuja for the last 15 years and has been instrumental in establishing and promoting NetConstruct Nigeria Limited as a top-notch Company.


Folabi Oseni has succeeded in pioneering the firm’s growth from a fledging Enterprise into one of the most respected, efficient, vibrant and innovative real estate firms in Nigeria and continues to pursue his vision to provide Affordable Housing for the largely underserved middle-low income sector of the economy.

Folabi Oseni

Board Member

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Mr. C.N.Radhakrishnan (R.K) has over 44 years of varied experience in the corporate sector, working in a variety of organizations across India, China, Europe and the U.A.E.


He has spent 20 years(1998-2019) with the Varkey Group which owns GEMS Education and has made significant contributions in the education sector. He was one of the senior board members of the Varkey Group for 9 years.


In 2019, R.K. co-founded “Storiyoh'' which is a digital media start-up company for non-music audio podcasts. In July 2020, he joined the Dubai based Athena Education as a consultant and until Oct 2021, supported them to help them restructure the business from a legal, financial, managerial and corporate governance perspective.


R.K. is a versatile and passionate business leader who has proven his success in every endeavor he has undertaken.

C.N Radhakrishnan

Board Member

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In the course of her career development, Olutoyin’s areas of practice and expertise span Real Estate Project Finance for affordable/mass housing, Alternative building technologies, Development finance and Mortgage structuring. Lending her expertise in Strategic planning, Project Management, Human Resource Management, Strategic Marketing, Operations Management, Marketing, Corporate Communication and Business Development to the achievement of the firm’s corporate goals; She remains a valuable and integral part of the firm’s Executive Management.

Olutoyin Ajakaiye

Board Member