Manikanta Vempati is from Andhra Pradesh, India. India is a nation that celebrates uniqueness in its own way, which encouraged Gowtham to develop an eye for the exploration of international cultures. During his eight years as a freelancer and full-time professional in the digital marketing world, Gowthan became interested in the way business analytics facilitates an understanding of the verticals of business.
A Conversation with Manikanta Vempati
What would you tell a student who is thinking about attending A&M-Commerce?
I would tell prospective students of A&M-Commerce that they get to be a part of such a diverse organization which aids them in advancing their careers in plenty of ways. The students are facilitated with online and offline teaching, free transportation to the campuses, quick help desk services, and an emerging and one-of-a-kind campus with students of various nations. A&M Commerce is always ahead and updated in terms of equipment and maintains international standards.
What do you like most about working as a graduate assistant?
Firstly, I feel this is a chance to be associated with A&M-Commerce, which is a great platform to showcase and explore my talents. I am currently working as a Graduate Assistant with the Office of International Programs while pursuing my master’s in Business Analytics. Business Analytics has always been my area of interest; it undoubtedly has set a clear path for me and untied many knots and confusions of mine. It directs me to frame my long-term goals and achieve them through short-term objectives. Business Analytics has been upgrading me in terms of technology and has been a base for my ideologies and experience.
How do you help students at A&M-Commerce?
As a Graduate Assistant with the Office of International Programs, I get to interact with prospective and current students all over the world. It is always a suitable time to discuss and solve the queries of students regarding the programs offered, facilities provided by the college, professional societies and governing associations. While helping them, I get a chance to dive in and learn more about their cultures and concerns as well, which is an undoubted fact of well-maintained communication.
What are your professional and personal goals? What is your passion or motivation?
My professional goals are to start my own business and be an entrepreneur. Having seen the employment crisis, I want to be the one who is capable of providing employment to as many professionals as possible in my country. Regarding personal goals, I want to be helpful to my mother nation by providing value-based education to the rural populations and increasing their knowledge irrespective of age, gender, caste and creed. The attributes that drives me forward to follow my goals is the thirst for exploring more, to unleash my potential and make use of it in the best possible way. I am a focused individual who constantly years to learn. These are the very qualities that let me never settle in a subtle way.
- M.S., Business Analytics, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Ongoing
- B.Tech., Computer Science, JNT University, Kakinada, India, 2015