About Us | Team

K A Ramnath

COO and Head of Training, MonkeyMinds Trainng Services.

Mechanical Engineer from Bangalore University, Masters in Administartive Management from Jamnalal NBajaj Institute for Management Studies, Mumbai.

Served in the Indian Navy – 1978-2000.

Global Head Learning & Developnment, Gati Kwe Limited (an ISO:9001 Public Limited Company).Responsible for coordinating training and evaluation of 2500 employees and 2500 business partners – 2001-2006

Vice –President (Business Development), Dale Carnegie India – 2006-2007.Conducted workshops for HSBC, Dr.Reddy's Lab., Microsoft, Reliance Petroleum, Accenture, Dell Computers, Bank of America, Genpact, Lanco, Coca Cola.

Associated in setting up Monkey Minds in 2007.Conducted workshops at multiple levels in various organizations including Oracle, PKL Limited, CA Technologies, Air India, Deolittle Consultants, DE Shaw, BHEL, NTPC, Tupperware, A.P. Productivity Council, National HRD, BMA, HMA forum.

He is a senior facilitator for a global talent management firm, Dimensions Development International.

He is associated with Institutional bodies like Pharmexil, CII, NHRD, FAPCII, NASSCOM, STPI and AIMA.

He is a corporate member of the Governing Council of Andhra University for Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies.

He was awarded the " Super Achiever – 2005" award by the Indira Group of Schools for his invaluable contribution to Industry-Academia interface.

Ms. Nirmala

CEO Monkey Minds Training Services.

An advocate from Calicut University with Post Graduation in Special Education from The Spastic Society of India

Served as a counselor for schools run by the Indian Navy at multiple locations.

Principal - School for Children with different abilities – Vishakhapatnam from 1992 to 2000.

Independent counselor and advisor to multiple institutions on development and teaching aids for special children. – 2000-2007

Set up Monkey Minds in 2007. As CEO Monkey Minds was responsible for conducting customized workshops on which included:

• Happiness and satisfaction is a choice we make

• Born to Win.

• Manage yourself to manage stress

• You Can –if you want

Qualified the basic lab in human process development (ISABS) and she is now using her legal skills, her special education abilities and her human process skills to optimum use by working with parents of special children.

Was part of Late CK Prahlads CII drive of "India @ 75".

Commodore Harsh Bhargava

Commodore Harsh Bhargava (Retd) served the Indian Navy with merit for 31 years

He is presently a sought after mentor and facilitator to multiple Organizations, NGO's and Colleges which include the participants of the Social Entrepreneurship program conducted by Centre for Social Initiative and Management, Hyderabad.

After retiring from the Navy, Harsh was with IBS –Hyderabad and he is still associated and contributing to the success of the college.

Having an education qualification from BITS-Pilani and IIT Kanpur testifies his intelligence and having authored seven books testifies his passion to leave behind his experience for posterity.

What the industry respects Harsh for, is his ability to connect with the participants. He can come down to the level of the lower most worker and make him understand a concept through simple games and examples.

His Masters in Management Studies from Osmania and SIDMC from Naval Postgraduate School, California, USA grounded his knowledge in organizational behavior and organization development. This knowledge is now applied to developing people in the industry through customized and off the shelf training interventions.

Harsh has been associated with Monkey Minds since 2011 and has created a niche for himself in Out Bound Learning. His customized flagship workshops include:

  • Trek and Learn
  • Learning can be Fun too
  • Learning through outbound group activity
  • Live together and learn
  • The engine of progress - VALUES

Cmde (Retd) S R Murari

Cmde S R Murari is a Mechanical Engineer from College of Engineering, Osmania University. He did his Masters in Management Studies from College of Defence Management, Osmania University and the Diploma in Management from Indira Gandhi National Open University.

He served with the Indian Navy from 1978 to 2010, where he held distinguished appointments including Head of Faculty at the College of Defence Management,
Here he was responsible for the learning senior officers of the Indian Armed Forces on Higher Defence Management. Designing course material to meet customized needs is his strength.

He has a keen eye on process quality and project management. His knowledge of Hindi and Telegu has enabled him to create a niche market and demand for himself.

He is associated with Monkey Minds since 2010 and is involved in creating and delivering customized workshops titled:

  • What we need to learn from the armed forces?
  • Winning or Losing is decided not on the battlefield but in the minds
  • Chase your dreams….
  • Armed forces as a career –Pros and Cons

He is considered an expert on time and process study. He is acclaimed for effective implementation and training post the study leading to positive business outcomes by way of:

  • Time
  • Cost
  • Quality