Technology Committee

The mission of the GBTA Technology Committee is to review, develop, and share relevant information with GBTA Members regarding business travel management technology issues, trends, and developments.

  • Drive collaboration and facilitate networking
  • Create and deliver innovative educational initiatives
  • Uncover technology needs and expectations
  • Support the association's education forums and chapter seminars
  • Represent the technology voice of GBTA members
  • Share best practices for technology implementation for business travel professionals

Applications to serve on a Committee are accepted year-round and open to any GBTA member. Members serve 2-year terms running from Convention to Convention. Each Committee will be in contact shortly after an application is received. Based on the application, the Committee may either conduct an interview, hold the application or decline the applicant. Committees must maintain a 51% Direct Member and 49% Allied Member ratio. Fill out the committee application form below.

Technology Committee Application
Europe Technology Committee Application

The Tech Safari Series showcases new technologies launching cutting-edge solutions. Tech Safari: Sustainability in Corporate Travel on Sept. 16, 2021 focused on startups providing solutions to corporations to help them meet sustainability targets across their travel spend. 

 

The Women in Tech Series allows executives in the travel industry to share their stories to encourage other women to blaze a career path in technology. Check out videos from past events.

Women in Tech - March 2021

Women In Tech - May 2021

Women In Tech - July 2021

Women In Tech - August 2021

Leadership

Denise Daniel
Chair
Global Travel Manager
Domo


Mike Daly
Vice-Chair
Vice-President of Sales
Serko



Members

Emmet Bamba
Committee Member
Global Travel Manager
Twitch


Annette Cumming
Committee Member
VP Sales
Deem


Francesca Dapiran
Committee Member
Account Manager-Travel
Upside Business Travel


Jamie Espino
Committee Member
Senior Director


Nicole Gruschow
Committee Member
Global Supplier Relations
American Express GBT


Frank  Manchen
Committee Member
Executive Director
Hilton


Stephnie Martin
Committee Member
Travel Manager
Legget & Platt, Inc.


Tanya Pineo
Committee Member
Senior Global Travel Program Manager
Intuit


Grace Profaci
Committee Member
Global Lead Meetings & Events
IBM


Steve Reynolds
Committee Member
CEO
Tripbam Inc.


Casey Soto
Committee Member
Technical Implementation Manager
FCM


Becky Sweezea
Committee Member
Global Travel & Expense Manager
Herman Miller


Katie Virtue
Committee Member
Consultant
Festive Road


Tom Wilkinson
Committee Member
Director, Supplier & Content Strategy
SAP Concur


Tiffany Woodard
Committee Member
COO
Mantic Point Solutions, Inc.


 

Europe Technology Committee

Leadership

Christian Rosenbaum
Chair
Head of Strategic Vendor & Partner Relations
i:FAO Group


Koen Bavinck
Co-Chair
CCO & Co-founder
Roadmap


Members

Eva Adams
GBTA Europe Staff Liaison
Membership and Operations Manager - EMEA
GBTA


Catherine Logan
Europe GBTA Staff Delagate
Regional Vice-President - EMEA
GBTA