James Prasanth Gootam

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*Since 2000 to present
President: Canan Ankita Hotel Management Academy Over saw development of the school from a fledging institution in to one of the largest of its kind in the State of Andhra Pradesh, India. The school was started at Kakinada city in 2000 a joint venture with Canan School of Catering and Hotel Management, largest hotel school in India. The program is affiliated with American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA). Built good connections with Five Star Hotels in the country and achieved hundred percent job placements for students.

*Since 2003
Vice-President(Business Development): R.V.N & Co. Involved in various negotiations with other Contractors and Consultants working on Earth Work, Highways and other Construction activity. Key person involved in negotiating for part of work awarded for RVN & Co the prestigious Microsoft Facility being built in Hyderabad, India. It is the first Microsoft Owned Facility outside the USA.
Partner: Vissu ConstructionsConstruction and civil works, accomplished two projects (Storm drains) on National Highway 5 as part of the prestigious Golden Quadrilateral Project.

*Since 2002
President: Amerind Foundation An NGO established with the sole purpose of empowering young people of rural India. The foundation acts as a trade facilitator for village youth selling Palmyra Fiber to Exporters. Have a network of 30 team leaders spread in 60 villages. Also, conducts classes in designated villages every month on personal development. Highpoint being conducted essay writing competition in February, 2004 a major event in which Forty two Educational Institutions Participated.

Managing Partner: Inter Trade One Supplier of A grade quartz to Chettinad MBF Hi silica Ltd. Operations involved in mining 25 Quartz mines in the remote Kalahandi District in the State of Orissa. Job involved intrinsic planning and sometimes negotiations with warring tribal villages. (Firm inactive)

Proprietor: Amerind Agro Exported Palmyra Fiber from India to South East Asia. (Firm inactive)


M.A. Candidate: Master in International Relations and DiplomacyThe American Graduate School of International Relations and Diplomacy, Paris, France.

M.A. Candidate: Master in Strategic Negotiations and Diplomacy Universite de Paris XI, Faculte Jean Monnet, France.

*Under Graduation:
Bachelor of Commerce: Andhra University, P.R. Government College, India

Diploma in Foreign Trade Management Indian Management Academy, Chennai (Madras), India