Early Life and Education
Pradhan is from Silver Spring, Maryland and attended Winston Churchill High School. Some of his earliest influences include Elon Musk and Steve Jobs and would read books by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet. When he was 13 years old, he started investing in stocks with the help of his father, who he considers a mentor. His parents immigrated to the United States became prosperous through education and work ethic, which inspired Pradhan to take responsibility and fully support himself through his investments, photography, startups, and career.
An active student throughout high school, Pradhan was part of the Robotics Club, JETS Engineering Club, FBLA Chapter Club, Car Club, iEarn, Helping Hands, Investment Club, and Engineering Club. He graduated in 2016.
Subsequently, Pradhan enrolled in Syracuse University, majoring in Information Technology & Management. He was a member of the Rugby Club, and is currently a member of Entrepreneurship Club, Investment Club, and Information Security Club. Pradhan has also been a Brand Ambassador for several companies at his university, including Tilt.com and CollegeIsMyLife.com.
Pradhan first started investing in the stock market when he was 13 years old and turned his initial investment of $10,000 to its current value of $182,000. Pradhan has been able to travel the world and live independently. In the summer of 2017, Pradhan became involved in cryptocurrency investments using his previous gains. His goal is to start a crypto investment brokerage in the near future.
During high school, Pradhan worked at various businesses in different capacities. He was a Registration Assistant at Nepa Pasa Pucha Amerikaye, an Administrative Assistant and Everest Accounting, and a Database Administrator (promoted from Office Assistant) at the Caring Companion Group Home. In addition, he volunteered his time at the Group Home as a Student Assistant and was regularly involved with activities with the elderly, doing everything from playing card games to reading newspaper articles to them.
Web and Design Experience
Pradhan has secured internships pertaining to his studies. As a part time Web Server Intern at Caucus Digital, it was his responsibility to manage website content and coordinate the needs of clients as well as deal with AWS networking services issues. During his tenure as a Tech Intern at Tech Suite, Pradhan work with clients to help design web and mobile marketing campaigns as well as creating apps for them.
Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Currently, Pradhan is the CEO of Social Media Enterprises, a Marketing Consulting Agency the offers small and large scale businesses lead generation and higher conversion rates. He has traveled to New York City, Los Angeles, and abroad and hopes to inspire others with his photography. As of January 2018, he had over 19,000 followers on the platform.