Dr. Purba Rao has been a Professor over the last 20 years teaching and conducting research on topics such as Predictive Modeling in Strategic Decision Making, Marketing Research, Business Analytics, Green Supply Chain Management, Corporate Environmental Management, and Social Entrepreneurship Management.
She is a Fellow in Management from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, has a M.Sc. in Applied Math from Science College, University of Calcutta and a B. Sc. In Math (honors) from Presidency College Calcutta.
Currently, she has been a Visiting Professor at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad IIMA, Great Lakes Institute of Management and IIM RANCHI.