About Us

Applying the power of location intelligence to business


A location intelligence platform for all kinds of mobility and field operations

We are more than a location intelligence platform!

Diṣṭa (दिष्ट) noun is a Sanskrit word that means direction, aim, position.

Who are we?

Dista is an AI-enabled location intelligence platform that builds customized products and solutions for business use cases. We specialize in creating new business models by partnering with industry experts across the globe. We are a dynamic team of highly skilled and motivated professionals that aim to achieve our goals with sheer excellence.

What do we do?

Our mission is to provide cutting-edge tech solutions for industries to streamline their business processes and scale their operations. Dista’s robust product line includes Dista Service, Dista Sales, Dista Claims, Dista Collect, and more. Our location intelligence platform is leveraged by more than 50 customers belonging to a range of industries, including banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI), quick service restaurants (QSR), retail, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), and more. Today, over 30 companies and 43,000 users globally trust our software to empower mobility and field operations.

Shishir Gokhale

Shishir Gokhale, CEO and Co-founder

“I believe in the power of location intelligence and its tremendous potential that can transform the way businesses run across any industry. Dista aims to create more products and expand the possibilities of leveraging location data for real-world applications.”

Our Culture

About Dista culture

People are our biggest asset!

Work hard and play hard is our motto! Getting the work done is our focus, and emphasis on making the work environment more flexible to foster productivity is what we believe in.

This translates to flexible working hours, open office culture, no checks on time spent in the office, casual dress code, work from home culture, foosball game, weekly party nights, are just some of the perks! Our people are a breed apart! Each one takes ownership in their work, are given the responsibility, and they step up to it by being completely accountable and owning the customer experience.

We have great pride in our diversity – gender, religion, language, and orientation! Everyone is welcome and the only requirement is taking ownership and giving your best!

Foundation Day

6th Jan 2021

Dista celebrated its first Foundation Day on January 6th, 2022, and it was a moment of great pride for us. The journey has been rewarding, and we are glad to have played a crucial part in our customers’ success.

We continue to grow in terms of customers, geographies, and employees and are super excited for the next chapter!

Here are a few quotes from our co-founders on the eve of our first Foundation Day.

Shishir Gokhale, Co-founder and CEO

Today is a momentous day for all of us at Dista as we celebrate the first anniversary of our Foundation Day! I congratulate my fellow #DISTANs for being a critical part of the Dista journey and setting up a strong foundation to achieve our vision of 2b1B! Let’s pat ourselves on our backs and reflect on the year past- this is a day to remember and celebrate!

Deepak Garg, Co-founder and CTO

Dista turns one today! I take this opportunity to thank our customers for their trust and relentless support. I want to congratulate all #DISTANs and thank everyone for being part of Dista’s success over the past year! We greatly appreciate and value your hard work and success.Cheers #TeamDista! Let’s work harder and smarter to make Dista the de facto for location intelligence.

Nishant Kumar, Co-founder and CPO

Happy Foundation Day fellow #DISTANs! The past year has put us on a growth path with new partners, strategic funding, and hiring across roles! I thank and congratulate you all for your relentless efforts that have helped us scale new heights! Let’s keep the momentum and work towards strengthening our product. Onwards and upwards!

Our Team

Shishir brings in more than 25 years of experience across technology consulting, delivery, operations, business development, and setting up and scaling business units. With a Masters from NYU, Shishir has been a a global professional running businesses in organizations like CTP, MindTree, and MediaAgility.
Shishir Gokhale
Shishir Gokhale
Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer
Deepak is passionate about creating intelligent location experiences for end-customers. He has more than 20 years of vast experience across multiple technologies and specializes in web-scale architecture. Deepak has worked with leading technology organizations such as TechMahindra, MindTree, and MediaAgility.
Deepak Garg
Deepak Garg
Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer
With over two decades of experience, Nishant is responsible for adding competitive advantage to businesses with location intelligence & drive product roadmap at Dista. He has been instrumental in establishing niche competency led business organisations. He has worked with organizations such as TechMahindra, MindTree, Pitney Bowes, Cognizant, and MediaAgility.
Nishant Kumar
Nishant Kumar
Co-founder & Chief Product Officer

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