Travel & Meeting Industry Disruptors
Travel Industry Innovators
T&E Expense Management Experts
Procurement & Payment Specialists
Process Improvement and Implementation Managers
Susan has an extensive background in the corporate travel and meetings industries.
Susan is a recipient of multiple awards recognizing her career achievements and contributions, including induction into The BTN Group Hall of Fame.
Her past roles have included: Director of Global Travel for Cisco Systems; Vice President of Corporate Markets for Experient, a Meeting and Event Company; and Executive Vice President of Sales for b-there.com, a Meeting and Event Technology Company.
Jay is an experienced executive in the business travel and corporate meetings industries.
He has held senior-level positions at major travel companies such as American Express (Global Advisory Services - Vice President Sales and Corporate Meetings Solutions - Vice President/General Manager), and Travel One (Vice President-Meeting & Incentives).
He was one of the original SMM pioneers, helping many of the Fortune 100 connect meeting spend with other highly-managed programs.
Shimon Avish is a 20+ year veteran of Travel and Meetings Management. As a consultant, he has worked for American Express Consulting, American Express Meetings & Events, Management Alternatives, and managed his own consulting firm for several years. Shimon has led initiatives to design and build global strategic meetings management program for major corporations and has helped numerous organizations establish and maintain their Travel Management programs. Shimon has spent many years as a member and vice-chair of GBTA’s Meetings Committee and led the Committee’s Thought Leadership Initiative. Shimon is an industry thought leader, a frequent contributor to industry publications and presenter at conferences.