Prof. (Dr.) is an academician with 26+ years of experience; She held positions of Academic mentor of Ashoka Group of Educational Institutions, Hyderabad and Director of Ashoka School of Business Hyderabad. Her past positions include Director Gitam Hyderabad Business School, Group Associate Dean; advisor & Professor, IMT Nagpur. Earlier from 1994-2006, she was associated with Jaipuria Institute of Management Noida, Amrita University Coimbatore, IIM Lucknow-Noida campus. She has more than 26 years of teaching, consulting and research experience in Big data, Business Analytics and digital innovations with a specific focus on Design thinking and critical problem-solving. She specializes in institutional brand building, international strategic academic activities, international benchmarking campus school alignments, student affairs and program innovation. In all her profiles, she is credited with building the institution from founding departments, policies, service rules, programs, revenue-based models, faculty recruitment, setting up labs to expanding the schools. She has done umpteen campus to corporate programs and set up several revenues driven labs. Organized over 25 conferences, conclaves, and seminars, workshops single-handedly and tied up with many industries/international top universities for collaborations and innovative revenue driven programs. She had been to many countries including USA, Europe, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sweden, Norway etc and taught courses abroad. 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 around 2600+ google scholar citations. Her course outlines Business Intelligence and Big Data are top ten ranked outlines in India. She is a Hong Kong University of Science & Technology certified Big Data expert. She guided 15 Ph.D. and 13 DBA scholars nationally and internationally.
She is a gold medalist and university rank holder in her graduation. She has published over 100+ research refereed papers and Scopus (680+) Indexed in refereed international/national journals of repute that includes ABDC journals; has been principal investigator of 15 sponsored research projects; has organized several conferences (20) both at national and international levels; has presented her research findings in more than 100+ national/International Conferences; and published 25 books. She has also been the editor of many research journals; is on the Editorial Board of many national/ international journals. She has conducted a large number of Management Development Programmes for executives from public, private and government organizations. She has also done consulting assignments for various private and Government organizations and has travelled widely nationally and internationally on professional assignments. Dr Ranjan has been on the expert/ assessment/selection committees of Advisory Boards; Academic Councils business schools; She is a member of a number of professional bodies including Association for Information Systems, Indian National Science Congress and Indian Society for Technical Education, etc. She has received 2 best paper awards. She has received many awards like ‘Best Teacher Award, Fellow of AIMS International, Claude Shannon Memorial Award of Excellence, Best Woman Management researcher award, Best management scholar award and Best Management researcher award Global management research award.