Krishna Pamidi ’21, a Whitman major in finance with a minor in data analytics, has joined the LaunchPad student team as a new Global Media Fellow for the spring 2020 semester. With expertise in management, strategy, finance and accounting, as well as language skills that include French, German, Hindi, Telugu and Marathi, he brings a global perspective to the team, which serves students from 112 countries. In his new role, he will be developing content to showcase students who are exploring innovation, invention and entrepreneurship. As content editor for SU Globalists, he has already authored ten editorials and more than 25 articles for the award-winning publication, which provides a platform for global issues and unique and underrepresented voices around campus. During his time there as content editor, readership increased to 3,200 a month, and Globalists launched their first ever print edition.
“As the latest addition to the team as a Global Media Fellow, covering the startup spotlights for the LaunchPad, I can’t but help emphasize my excitement at joining the hub,” says Pamidi. “I am to be covering some of the many projects and individuals engaged in innovative initiatives around the Syracuse University campus and the LaunchPad center by spending time with the talented people involved and learning more about them in order to further shed light on them. While in this position, I look forward to witnessing some of the brightest and best minds that we have around our campus and exploring further what it is that drives them towards unquestionable success of endeavor and perseverance.”
A member of the Honors Deans List for all semesters, he has also served as a finance and investment intern at Jezy, and as an accounting intern at Mockingbird Executives. In those roles he crafted marketing research reports, and did financial analysis and financial modeling. As a member of the Real Estate Investment Club, he has worked with upstate New York companies to help facilitate transactions.
Beyond his interests in professional writing, he is interested in automotive racing. “To shed some of that light on myself, I would best describe myself as an avid cars and film enthusiast. My favorite car of all time is a 1964 Ferrari 250 SWB and my favorite movie of the last two decades was inception.”
The LaunchPad welcomes Pamidi to the team. And, as Christopher Nolan said in Inception’s shooting script, “You mustn’t be afraid to dream a littler bigger …”