Prof Smita M Gaikwad is an Assistant Professor in the department of management studies, Indus Business Academy. She has studied Management from Kousali Institute of Management Studies, Dharwad. After a short stint in NKSSIA Industries as a CEO she shifted to academics. She is having more than ten years of teaching experience. She has also worked as Principal for SDM Institute for Management Studies, Hubli, She was the active member of Governing Council at JSS and has also worked as Chairman and Chief examiner for Examination Board, KUD and Pune University.
Presently she is pursuing her Ph.D from Tumkur University and her area of research is E-Tailing. She received ‘Best Paper presentation Award’ in 2012 for her research on “Consumer Psychological-contract”. She has presented several papers in National and International Conferences credited with research publications in various referred journals. She is recipient of State & National level Scholarship. She has chaired the National level seminars and judged various Management events.