Positions: Distinguished Visiting Professor, IIT Bombay, 2017; Editor, Honey Bee, a quarterly newsletter on grassroots green innovations, 1990 – present; Visiting Professor, Centre for Management in Agriculture, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad after teaching for 36 years; Member Advisory Committee, Future Innovation Forum, Seoul, 2016-2018; Member, IIMA Board of Directors, 2015-2017, Member, advisory board, Global Innovation Centre, UNICEF, New York (2015-2016); Member, Board of Directors in EdCIL (India) Limited (edcilindia.co.in) 2013 – 2016; Member, National Innovation Council, Chaired by Adviser to Prime Minister (2010-2013); Director, Dena Bank, 2006-09; Kasturbhai Lalbhai Chair in Entrepreneurship, IIMA (2003-2008); Chairperson, Ravi J Matthai Centre for Educational Innovation, Indian Institute of Management, 1993-1994; Chairperson, Research and Publications, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 1990-92.
Teaching: Courses taught at IIMA include Globalizing and Resurgent India through Innovative Transformation (GRIT) with late Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, former President of India (2008-10) as co-faculty, Shodhyatra (learning walk in Himalayan region), Creativity, Innovation, Knowledge Network and Entrepreneurship ( CINE), Doctoral level courses viz., Institution Building (IB), Strategic Management of Intellectual Property Rights (SMIPR), Technology Management, MTSA, Agri-business leadership etc.
Honours: Best Business Book of the year Award at Tata Lit Live festival, 2016; Received Best Researcher award at IIMA, 2015, Humanistic Management Lifetime Achievement Award by the Humanistic Management Network, at the 73rd Annual meeting of the Academy of Management, USA, 2013; Ph.D Honoris Causa, San Martin de Porres University, October, Peru 2015; Doctor of Letters from Central University of Orissa, July, 2012; Hermes Award European Institute for Creative Strategies and Innovation, Paris, 2012; Padam Shri, 2004, a national civil award by The President of India; Adjudged as one of the fifty most influential people in the field of intellectual property rights around the world in 2003, Managing Intellectual Property 2003, Adjudged as one of the Star Personalities of Asia, Business Week, 2001, apart from several other national and international honours. Member of many governmental and corporate bodies, Prof. Gupta is a widely published author. Also See anilg.sristi.org