Deepika Gupta

Deepika Gupta

Assistant Professor

Prof. Deepika Gupta holds FPM (PhD) in Corporate Strategy & Policy area from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. She is a first attempt Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary (All India 9th Rank). She holds Masters degree in Financial Services and Management (MFSM) (1st Rank) from University of Mumbai. She has also qualified UGC-NET in Management. She also has a PG Diploma in Banking and Securities Law (Overall 2nd Rank) from Indian Law Institute (Deemed University), Delhi. She is one of the founding faculty members at IIM Visakhapatnam. 

She has almost 12 years of industrial experience working with organizations –Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Ltd, and Finanza Capital Services Pvt Ltd. 

She had been reviewer for various national/ international conferences and journals. She chaired two international conferences for AIB South Asia Board. She has conducted multiple MDPs/EEPs including MDPs for Canara Bank, DRDO, HSL, TEQIP, NSTL (certificate programme) and others. 

Education: PhD (FPM IIM Bangalore), FCA, ACS, MFSM, B.Com.

Awards and Recognitions:

  • She has received many awards, merits, prizes and recognitions to her credit. Some of them are: 
  • Cover Story Feature for ‘World’s Most Influential Business Leaders to Follow in 2023 in WORLD’S LEADERS May 2023 edition https://magazines.worldsleaders.com/worlds-most-influential-business-leaders-to-follow-in-2023-may23-v2/#page=1
  • Cover Story Feature for ‘The 10 Most Disruptive business Leaders to Follow in 2023 in TIMEICONIC April 2023 edition https://timeiconic.com/magazine-deepika-gupta/  
  • Cover Story Feature for ‘The Powerful Women Business Leaders to Watch- 2023’ in CIO LOOK INDIA February 2023 edition https://magazine.ciolookindia.com/2023/the-powerful-women-business-leaders-to-watch-2023-febraury2023/ 
  • Reviewer Appreciation Certificate from Academy of Management 83rd Annual Conference (2023) for HR And MED Divisions
  • Reviewer Appreciation Certificates from Academy of International Business South Asia Conference (2023) for ‘International Entrepreneurship’ Track 
  • Visiting Research Fellowship for the academic year 2022-23 from Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), University of Pretoria, Johannesburg, South Africa (a triple crown accredited Institute) for the project on ‘The interaction of innovation processes and creativity’ 
  • C K Prahalad Prashasti for Corporate and Social Strategy 2022 for research focus on Cultural Entrepreneurship & Intellectual Property. This award was conferred by ReTHINK INDIA that honoured eminent figures in Corporate & Social Strategy to celebrate their strategic contributions toward Aatmanirbhar Bharat
  • Travel scholarship for Doctoral Workshop at Strategic Management Society, Atlanta, US, 2013.
  • Co-winner Team of best poster theme in International Management Division, Doctoral Consortium at Academy of Management, 73rd Annual Conference, Orlando, US, 2013.

  • Competition & Strategy (PGP, PGPEx, PGPDGM, PGCEP) 
  • Business Government & Society (PGP, PGPEx, MGNF) 
  • Innovation and New Product Development (PGP) 
  • Corporate Governance (PGP) 
  • Strategic Tax Management (PGP) 
  • Corporate and Business Laws (PGP) 
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship (PGCEP) 
  • Module on 'Concepts and Principles in R&D Management' in Certificate Program in Research and Development (R&D) Management for Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL under DRDO) participants (3 batches)
  • Visiting Faculty at the Alkesh Dinesh Mody Institute of Financial & Management Studies at University of Mumbai. She was also a Teaching Assistant for the Strategy courses in various programmes at IIM Bangalore

Research interests lie in Corporate Governance, International Management, Strategy Failures, Innovation and Technology, Law and ethics related aspects, CSR and Sustainability  


  • Ali, E., Satpathy, B., & Gupta, D. (2023). Examining the effects of CSR on organizational attractiveness: Perception study on job seekers in India. Journal of Global Responsibility (Forthcoming) 
  • Gupta, D. (2021). Aatmnirbhar Bharat mein DRDO ka Yogdaan, DRDO's 16th All India Scientific and Technical Seminar (Official Language), pp.92-94. This research article was awarded the Best Research Paper in the Seminar.
  • Gupta, D., Veliyath, R. & George, R. (2018). Influence of national culture on IPO activity. Journal of Business Research, 90, pp. 226-246.  
  • Gupta, R., Kumar, D.N.S. & Gupta, D. (2012). India’s roadmap of convergence to IFRS, Indian Journal of Finance, 1, pp. 1-8.


Book Chapters:  

  • Gupta, D. (Forthcoming). Open innovation and international entrepreneurship. In E.G.Carayannis (Ed). Innovation, Technology and Knowledge Management, Springer Nature, Germany. 
  • Gupta, D. (2023). Strategy: A ‘capstone’ career choice, In S.Patnaik (Ed). Evolving careers in management’ Walnut Publications, India.


  • Gupta, D. & Hoque, M.T (2022). (Edited). E-Book of abstracts: Role of international business and sustainable development in South Asian economies, AIB South Asia 2022 Conference, Excel India Publishers, Delhi. ISBN: 978-93-91355-09-8

International/National Conferences:

  • Ali, E., Satpathy, B., & Gupta, D. (2023). ‘Influence of CSR on job-seekers organizational attractiveness: A system dynamic approach”. HR Division, Academy of Management, 83rd Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 
  • Das, N., Gupta, D, Chaudhary, I., Fulmali, R., Kishore, S., & Sandeep, V (2023) ‘Understanding cyber-terrorism with a special focus on zero-day attacks’, 1st International Conference on Computational Finance and Business Analytics, IIMT, Bhubaneshwar, India. 
  • Gupta, D. (2023) ‘Byju’s: Anything fraudulent cooking?’. 55th World Continuous Auditing and Reporting Symposium’, IIM Visakhapatnam, India. 
  • Chakrabarti, A. & Gupta, D. (Aug 2019). "Corporate expansion of family businesses in emerging economies; Impact of institutional transitions" Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management 79th Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Gupta, D., Kumar, K. & George, R. (Aug 2018). ‘Influence of internal corporate governance mechanisms on use of IPO proceeds by Indian firms, Strategic Management Division, Academy of Management 78th Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  • Gupta, D., George, R. & Veliyath, R. (2016). ‘National culture and entrepreneurship (IPO activity): An empirical analysis’ Entrepreneurship Division, Academy of Management 76th Annual Conference, Anaheim, California, USA.
  • Gupta, D., George, R. & Veliyath, R. (2013) ‘Influence of national culture on IPO activity’ at the 33rd Strategic Management Society Conference, Atlanta, USA (2013).
  • Gupta, D. (2013) ‘Influence of institutional structures and external governance mechanisms in IPO firms’ International Management Division, Academy of Management 73rd Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Gupta, D., Kumar, K. & George, R. (2013) ‘Influence of corporate governance mechanisms on use of IPO proceeds by Indian firms’ at Strategic Management Society Special Conference, Mohali, India.

  • Program Co-Director for One Year Executive Certificate Program on Advanced Strategic Management (Online) launched on April 29, 2023 (Ongoing)
  • Program Director of MDP for Scale V Officers (AGMs) of Canara Bank (February 2023 & August 2022)
  • Program Co-Director of MDP on General Management for Scientists D and E of DRDO (March 2023)
  • Session taken for Indian Oil Corporation Ltd MDP (Jan 2021, Dec 2020, Feb 2020)
  • Program Director and taken various sessions taken in MHRD TEQIP-III Professional Development Training Programme held in Nov 2020-Feb 2021, March 2020, Dec 2019 and July 2019.
  • Program Co-Director for First Batch of the Certificate Program in Research and Development (R&D) Management for Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL under DRDO. (Aug-Oct 2020).
  • Program Director for MDP conducted for Hindustan Shipyard Ltd (March 2020).
  • Session taken for CBSE Principals/Vice-Principals MDP (Jan 2020)
  • Special Guest Speaker for International Women’s Day on March 7, 2023 at IIAM, Vizag Business School 
  • Guest of Honour at Inaugural session on April 29, 2023 for 1st International conference on Computational Finance and Business Analytics 2023 hosted by IIMT, Bhubaneswar. 
  • Guest Speaker by Visakhapatnam Chapter of SIRC of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana State Level Students Conference (July 2022) on the topic 'Developing positive attitude for success'.
  • Guest Talk on the topic 'Competition and Business Warfare' in 5 days Online FDP on the Theme 'Atmanirbhar Bharat: Unleashing Power of Commerce in Digital Era : Global Trade, Business Warfare, Levies, Immersive Learning Pedagogy and Business Analytics' by Commissionerate of Collegiate Education, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh (July 2020)
  • Chief Guest for Valedictory Function of Atomic Research Minerals Directorate, Visakhapatnam (Mar 2020)
  • Speaker on 'Competitive Strategy & Innovation for Export Manufacturing Firms' by Brandix Knowledge Series under 'Global Shifts in Business: Knowledge Series for BLAC' at Brandix, Visakhapatnam (Dec 2019)
  • Guest Speaker on 'Career Planning' by Times NIE Principal Meet, Visakhapatnam (Nov 2019)
  • Keynote Speaker on 'Strategic HRM: Align it Right' for Hridaya 4.0 at IIM Visakhapatnam (Sept 2019)
  • Guest Speaker on 'Financial Inclusion' by Zee Media for their Special Initiative Dare to Dream Growth Matters Forum held at Visakhapatnam (August 2019)
  • Various sessions taken in MDP sponsored by NTPC (Sept 2018)
Invitations (Students Clubs):
  • Guest speaker at Vriddhi and HRidaya conferences (2023) organized by respective Clubs 
  • Judged students event of MUN by Business and Public Policy (Jan 2023)
  • Moderator for HR Panel Discussion on 'Shift from Employee Engagement to Employee Experience', at Hridaya 3.0 at IIM Visakhapatnam (Aug 2018)

  • BoG Member – Faculty Nominee (Aug 2021 – till date)
  • Part time CVO of the Institute (Feb 2021 - till date)
  • Chair - Career Development Services & Alumni Relations (June 2021-till date)
  • CFO of Sec 8 Company, IIMV FIELD (July 2020 - till date)
  • Member of Research & Publication Committee (April 2021-till date)
  • Member - Internal Complaints Committee (April 2021 - till date)
  • Member – Library Advisory Committee (July 2022 – till date)
  • Member – EPGCPGM (July 2022 – till date)
  • Program Committee Member for 1st International conference on Computational Finance and Business Analytics 2023 hosted by IIMT, Bhubaneswar. 
  • Member of PGP Committee (April 2021-March 2022)
  • Chair - AIB South Asia Conference (Jan 2022)
  • Coordinator - Administration (Aug 2018 - April 2021)
  • Chair - Students Affairs (Aug 2018 - July 2021)
  • Presiding Officer - Internal Complaints Committee - IIMV (Sept 2018 - April 2021)
  • Alternate Chair and member for Women's Cell (July 2019 - April 2021)
  • Co-Chair, AIB India Conference 2020 (Jan 2020)
  • Chair - Career Development Services & Alumni Relations (April 2019 - April 2020)
  • Coordinator - Career Development Services & Alumni Relations (Sept 2018 - March 2019)
  • Earlier Member of PhD, PGPDGM, PGPEx, PGCEP, Admissions, ITRAC, OBC, Differently-abled, etc Committees