Using Data to Drive Better T&E Outcomes 

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Time: 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT 
Duration: 1 hour

Travel and expense programs generate stacks of data, but what kernels should managers seek for better insights on spending, savings opportunities and trends? In this 60-minute BTN Group webinar, sponsored by Coupa, learn what metrics leading practitioners are exploring.

Listen as travel professionals and industry experts highlight ways they using expense data today, integrating it with travel and other sources for a richer view of organizational spend and opportunities to enhance their program.  Join live to ask your own questions of the panel.

Key Takeaways:

  • Key indicators
  • Value of integrating data sets
  • Trends in expense data analysis

About the Speakers

Sally Abella has been in the travel industry for more than 30 years and at Harman International Industries Inc. for 24 years. As Senior Director, Corporate Global Travel, her job responsibilities span all aspects of managed global corporate travel which includes T&E reimbursement, group meetings & events and all corporate travel supplier relationships. The corporate travel staff is based on three continents. Harman has held various board positions with the Los Angeles Business Travel Association, including past president. BTN recognized her in 2014 as a Best Practitioner for the work her team launched on virtual meetings.

Kellie Borum is the Director of Accounting Operations at Inspirato, a luxury vacation travel club based in Denver. At Inspirato, Borum and her team oversee travel & expense management, invoice management, procurement and collections. Prior to joining Inspirato in 2012, she held various roles in financial analysis at Edelman Public Relations and Hillstone Restaurant Group.

Sunny Manivannan is the General Manager for Coupa Expenses at Coupa Software. Previously, he was the co-founder and CEO of ZenPurchase, an enterprise spend management startup acquired by Coupa Software in 2015. Before moving to Silicon Valley, he worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Mary Ann McNulty is Director of The BTN Group’s Content Solutions, which produces webinars, white papers, research and custom content. She has covered business travel and meetings for more than 25 years. Her work has appeared in Business Travel News, Travel Procurement, The Beat, Corporate Travel and Meeting News, as well as on conference stages and webinars.

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Sally Abella
Senior Director, Corporate Global Travel,
Harman International Industries Inc.

Kellie Borum
Director of Accounting Operations,

Sunny Manivannan
General Manager, Coupa Expenses,
Coupa Software

Mary Ann McNulty,

Director, Content Solutions,
The BTN Group

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