Gita Mathur Gita Mathur, Ph.D., D.B.A.



Dr. Gita Mathur is an Associate Professor in the College of Business at San Jose State University where she teaches and conducts research on product development and operations management. Her research is focused on product development capabilities in high-technology companies.

Prior to joining SJSU, Dr. Mathur has had several years of industry and consulting experience in product development and operations management with technology-based companies. She has held engineering and management positions in the semiconductor industry and managed a Gallium Arsenide wafer fabrication operation for Harris Corporation (1985-1991). She was a Principal with the management consulting firm Pittiglio Rabin Todd and McGrath (PRTM) where she assisted start-up and multi-division clients with the definition and improvement of their business processes and organizational capabilities for product development and supply chain management (1996-2000). She has conducted workshops and training sessions on product development at several companies and has facilitated senior management decision-making teams, product development teams, and cross-functional project teams.

Dr. Mathur holds B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (1978, 1981), a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1985), an MBA from UC Berkeley (1991), and a DBA in Technology and Operations Management from Harvard Business School (1996).