Veteran Travel Manager Snaps To It At Young, Fast-Growing Company Facing Cost Pressures

San Diego - When growing fast and expecting success, new companies often hesitate to bog down the culture with bureaucracy. When in cost-control mode, firms tighten the screws on spending, and structure policies and processes with an eye on efficiency. Snap Inc. finds itself in both camps. What's global travel manager Sean Parham to do?

"In two years, I have written the policy three times because everything is changing so fast," Parham said here last week at the Global Business Travel Association convention. "Culture is influencing our policy a lot. Also the economics of our company are . . .

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Author: David Jonas

David Jonas in 2006 co-founded business media firm ProMedia.travel after ten years as a journalist with Business Travel News. David rejoined BTN in 2010 as executive editor when its parent company acquired ProMedia, and in 2014 co-created The Company Dime. David has a bachelor's degree in communications from Cornell University.

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Craig Banikowski
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Craig Banikowski

Great article! Would love to know more about the demographic lessons learned relative to managed travel! Cheers!