Author: Brandon Strauss

Brandon Strauss is a partner at KesselRun Corporate Travel Solutions and co-founder and president of CapTrav. He's been at KesselRun since 2003. His practice focuses on all areas of corporate travel and meetings. Before that, Brandon worked for four years at World Travel BTI. He also spent four years at Ernst & Young as a manager in its middle market supply chain practice where he helped create the company's first web-based self-service consulting tools. Brandon graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Science in Management degree and earned his MBA in Finance at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Connect with him and KesselRun on LinkedIn.
Op Ed: Brandon Strauss On A Skeptic’s View Of Generative Artificial Intelligence 
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Op Ed: Brandon Strauss On A Skeptic’s View Of Generative Artificial Intelligence 

Brandon Strauss of CapTrav and KesselRun Corporate Travel Solutions explains why he’s in “watch and learn” mode when it comes to generative artificial intelligence.  Claude Shannon, a computer scientist and founder of information theory, published “A Mathematical Theory of Communication” in 1948, which defined how messages are carried from sender to receiver. This theory became…

Op Ed: Brandon Strauss On Why Small And Midsize Organizations Will Lead The Way In Corporate Travel
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Op Ed: Brandon Strauss On Why Small And Midsize Organizations Will Lead The Way In Corporate Travel

Smaller companies are resuming business travel more quickly than their larger peers. Brandon Strauss, president of CapTrav and partner at KesselRun Corporate Travel Solutions, argues that products and processes designed for that market segment can help expand managed travel and provide best practices for larger programs. It seems odd that less than 10 percent of…

Op Ed: Brandon Strauss On A Really Perfect Storm For 2021, In A Good Way

Op Ed: Brandon Strauss On A Really Perfect Storm For 2021, In A Good Way

Considering pent-up demand, the effects of evolving traveler demographics and newfound wiggle room in corporate budgets, Brandon Strauss of KesselRun Corporate Travel Solutions is bullish about the industry’s recovery. While the corporate travel industry may still face a multiyear return to normalcy, we are seeing a lot of evidence that points to a faster recovery…

Op Ed: Brandon Strauss On Why Now Is A Good Time To Review Your Corporate Travel Program

Op Ed: Brandon Strauss On Why Now Is A Good Time To Review Your Corporate Travel Program

The dynamic world of corporate travel keeps all involved on their toes. It’s not just the nature of travel — delays, cancellations and a multitude of other complications. It’s also the business of travel. Travel management practitioners must consider how new processes, evolving supplier strategies and emerging technologies impact their programs. As such, Brandon Strauss…

Op Ed: Brandon Strauss On Delta, The NRA And Playing Politics With Big Business

Op Ed: Brandon Strauss On Delta, The NRA And Playing Politics With Big Business

In the wake of the school shooting massacre in Florida a month ago, Delta Air Lines announced it would no longer offer discounted travel to members of the National Rifle Association. The NRA opposes banning the public sale of military-style firearms. Delta was one of a number of travel companies last month to cut ties with the NRA. Delta said it was attempting…

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