About Cistel

We are proud to stand by our values and our commitment to sustainable growth, relationship-based business, and empowering people to be their best.

N. Goel

Our story

Cistel was started in 1995 by founder Nishith Goel. Although our processes and operations have grown and adapted over time, our values and commitment to providing complete technology and managing consulting services have remained the same. We continue to grow and evolve to meet the new demands on companies to support their business and their people.

Today, Cistel has offices in Canada and the US. We employ over 80 team members and partner with an extended network of independent IT resources to contribute positively to our clients’ success.

We're passionate about leveraging IT to help our customers achieve their business goals while building a company that attracts and retains exceptional talent.

Our values

Our core values define who we are and how we do business. We are a people-first company.

What we do

Cistel helps clients to achieve successful project outcomes. We drive efficiencies in business operations by leveraging highly skilled resources and implementing leading technology solutions. With several complimentary service lines, Cistel works with clients to align people, process, and technology.

Strong partnerships

We are proud to partner with leading technology providers to bring advanced insights, cutting-edge technology, and customized services to our clients to solve their unique business challenges.

Investment in innovation

Cistel is committed to consistently reinvest a portion of our revenue in research and development. This has resulted in several successful companies, many published technical papers, and multiple patents.

In addition to our internal research, we are a key sponsor to research across Canadian academic institutes, including Carleton University, University of Ottawa, Queen’s University, Concordia University, York University, University of Waterloo, and Dalhousie University.

Learn more about our research.

Diversity and inclusion

Cistel is committed to a workplace culture that values and promotes diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunities.

Community first

While we believe in making a difference in our clients' businesses, we truly believe in making a difference in our community. Our corporate responsibility program is driven by our employees. Cistel is proud to support: