About Us

Prakash Sangam

Founder and Principal
Prakash Sangam has more than 20 years of wireless industry experience working for Qualcomm, Ericsson and AT&T. He is a recognized expert in IP strategy, 5G, IoT, AI, as well as client and cloud computing.
His research and analysis is inspired by his vast and well-rounded, hands-on experience in deploying large-scale wireless systems and marketing cellular technology and products. A prolific writer, blogger, and speaker, Prakash enjoys analyzing technical and business challenges and transforming them into impactful strategies and persuasive messaging. He has his own column on RCR Wireless News and regularly contributes to Forbes, EETimes, and Enterprise IoT Insights, and others. He is often quoted in national and international publications, including CNBC, NBC, VoA, Times of India, and other leading publications and has been on the speaking circuit for leading industry events, including Mobile World Congress, MWC Americas (CTIA), IWCE, and others.
Prakash holds a Bachelor’s in Electronics and Communications from Karnatak University in India, and an MBA from San Diego State University.

Vaidehi Puntambekar

Director, Business Development
Vaidehi brings over 17 years of experience leading global marketing and communications strategies, driving business development, and managing customer and industry relations in the 3G, 4G, IoT and AI sector. She has worked for Qualcomm and Kyocera, which enrich work experience in both areas, technology solutions as well as consumer products.
Vaidehi’s career covers the core strengths of marketing: launching products/services, industry workshops, tradeshows, co-marketing campaigns, websites, webinars, videos, technology education, and customer engagement.
She has also managed product assembly in low-cost geographies, testing, and launches across global markets, thereby creating a sound foundation in product evaluation and delivery. 
She holds a Bachelor of Science and an MBA in Marketing; and beyond work-related milestones, she actively works with youth programs, environmental projects, and humanitarian non-profits.

Anoodnya Sangam

Manager, Business Ops and IT
Anoodnya Sangam is a senior at San Diego State University, majoring in Computer Science. She is currently focused on getting her expertise in Machine Learning, Cyber Security, and Database Management.
She is responsible for Tantra’s business operations, IT management, and social media efforts.