Dr Jayanthi Ranjan is the Academic mentor of Ashoka School of Business Hyderabad. She served as Director of GITAM UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD BUSINESS SCHOOL, earlier. Her past positions include: Group Associate Dean of International relations, IMT Group, India from 2012-2019, advisor International relations and Professor of IT IMT Nagpur Nov 2019-Oct 2020. Earlier from 1996-2006, she was associated with many colleges that include laipuria Institute of management Noida, Amrita University Coimbatore.She has more than 26 years of teaching, consulting and research experience in Big data, Business Analytics and digital innovations with specific focus on Design thinking and critical problem solving. She specializes in institutional brand building. international strategic academic activities, international benchmarking campus school alignments, joint co-branding international mobility programs, and satellite campus/overseas camp. activities.
She is ranked 6th in India on the India Business school Faculty productivity rankings in the area of MIS as per study conducted by IIM Bangalore and is published in Elsevier A* journal -OMEGA. She has 2600+ google scholar citations. Her course outlines Business Intelligence and Big Data are top ten ranked outlines in India. She is a Hong Hong University of Science & Technology certified Big Data expert. She guided 15 PhD and 13 DBA scholars nationally and internationally. Her research interests include, Emergent Technologies in Business, Design thinking (certified from MIT), Business model innovations, besides Big Data analytics (certified from HKUST Hong Kong). She is a certified expert in Digital business transformation processes from Columbia Business School, USA.