Debarati has over 15 years of experience in academics. She holds a PhD in Commerce & Business Management. She has published paper on “Econometric Analysis of the Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Retail Trade in India” in International Organization of Scientific Research – Journal of Business & Management and on Growth Drivers of Retail Sector in India in Golden Research Thoughts, (a multidisciplinary journal). She has also presented a paper in Indian Science Congress, 2013. She is presently associated with Zivanta Analytics managing business analytics for consulting and social enterprise projects.