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Mita Dixit Family business advisor, researcher, educator and co-founder, Equations Advisors Pvt. Ltd

Dr Mita Dixit is the co-founder of Equations Advisors Pvt Ltd. She is an advisor, researcher and educator, specialized in guiding single- and multigenerational family-owned businesses.

Mita has over 24 years of experience in family business advisory and in management consulting, strategic marketing and organizational development. She facilitates owner-families to develop a unified vision, inculcate good governance, prepare for generational transitions and lead their organizations to the next level.

At Equations, Mita provides strategic direction to the team of consultants and associates. She leads the Knowledge Forum initiative and conducts customized workshops for owner-families to enhance their capabilities, skills and performance. She mentors next-gen scions for future leadership. Having worked in her family’s business, Mita has an insider’s perspective on family dynamics. She has guided several owner-families to develop and implement family constitutions and build effective board practices.

Mita has worked in corporates at senior positions in marketing and brand management. She has also worked in the academic field as the Head of Research and Consultancy for the Centre for Family Managed Business at SPJIMR, a leading B-school in Mumbai. She is a visiting faculty at renowned management institutes offering family business programmes. A certified management consultant (CMC), a corporate director and a certified psychometric assessor, Mita is a chemical engineer with a master’s in marketing management. She is the first Indian to do a doctoral research in ‘Conflict and Splits in Indian Family Businesses’ from BITS Pilani University.

Mita is a member of Family Enterprise Research Consortium and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Amity Business School, India. Her family business case studies have won international prizes and are taught in family business courses abroad. Her research papers and articles are published in peer-reviewed journals and business magazines. Mita speaks at national and international conferences and seminars on family-business-related topics. The media often takes her views on contemporary issues in family businesses.