About our Founder

Human Catalyst РThe Skill Academy was founded by Shirish Dandekar, a person with extensive Corporate experience in companies like IBM, L&T Infotech and SAIL. Though he started his career in HR, but later moved into Information Technology  gaining critical experience in Leadership and Service Delivery.

Throughout his career, he personally mentored individuals to achieve their full potential in their careers.

The key purpose behind setting up the Training organisation, Human Catalyst – The Skill Academy was to help bridge the skill gap between what the modern industry needs and what is available with our workforce. In simple words, aim is to help young people develop employable skills.

Our Vision

Our vision is to support the Industry by:

  • Improving supply of manpower capable of supporting needs of the modern Industry
  • Providing soft skills that will enable youth to grow in their organisations
  • Train Entrepreneurs in leveraging technology to grow their business