Disha is the VP of Business Development and Corporate Engagement, where she is responsible for partnering with large corporations to further their innovation agenda. She builds and grows bespoke corporate partnerships to help companies stay on the cutting edge of innovation and new technologies. She also works closely with technology-enabled startups at 1871 to help showcase their capabilities and connect them to strategic corporate opportunities.
Disha has over 15 years of experience in corporate and entrepreneurial strategy, process optimization, and performance analytics. Disha has spent more than nine years as a management consultant for Deloitte Consulting and as the head of Global Analytics at Mondelez International. Disha also has entrepreneurial experience as the founder of a retail technology startup. She earned her MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and BSc in Business from Indiana University, Bloomington.