Dr. Rajesh Panda is a graduate of IIM, Ahmedabad and he holds a PhD degree in Retailing. His areas of research include shopper buying behaviour, online retailing, social impact of economic growth, globalization etc. He has been awarded as the Best professor in Marketing Management by National Educational Leadership Awards (2014).
He has served as a member of the Board of Examination-SIU, and member of Academic councils of SIU and SCDL in the past. Dr. Panda has vast experience in corporate training, research and consulting with companies like Godrej, HUL, ITC, IBM, Amdocs, Zensar, BMC Software, Mphasis, Wipro, CapGemini, WNS, BACS, John Deere, Avaya, McDonalds, Praj Industries, Taco,Tyco, M&M, Allscripts, Eclerx etc. Dr. Panda is a reviewer of marketing books with Pearson Education and Tata McGraw-Hill education private limited.A Case study coauthored by Dr.Panda has been selected as the Best Case in Entrepreneurship category in ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition 2015.