The TravelSpends Story.

Founded by experienced professionals who have held senior management positions in the travel and aviation industry.

The TravelSpends Promise

We uncover hidden insights in business travel data for the optimum cost per trip index for an enterprise.

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Strategy

Travel Cost Optimization

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Execution

Savings and Growth

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Differentiation

Neutrality

Vision Statement

Our vision is to become a leader in the business of real-time travel analytics by supporting organisations to achieve business travel cost optimisation.

Mission Statement

To deliver economic value to our corporate customers through constant innovation of real-time analytics in a dynamic business environment.

To adapt state-of-the-art technology and develop specialised analytical tools.

To offer superior customer service through an unbiased, transparent and pro-active engagement model.

Values

Honesty

We emphasize on transparency

Respect

We strive to earn respect from our partners

Integrity

We stick to ethics

Commitment

We work towards on-time delivery

Passion

We are proactive and eager to learn

Quality

We aim for above-par delivery

The TravelSpends Synergy

Businesses that depend largely on travel for their growth, and corporates with a substantial outflow in the form of travel and entertainment expenses can avail our services for overall efficiency.

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Global Fortune 500 Companies and Multinational Organisations

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Public Sector Organisations and Government Bodies

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Small and Medium Enterprises

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Educational Establishments and Universities

The dynamic travel environment offers varying degrees of fare levels and our tools will provide in-depth analysis. The work of TravelSpends primarily focuses on delivering savings on all your travel expenses. Throughout this endeavour we remain committed to our promise of delivering a fair and unbiased review of oragnisations’ business travel program. We will also share domain intelligence in the space of airline and hotel, industry updates and analysis in a transparent and neutral manner.

Leadership

Girish Nair

Co-founder

With over 20 years of professional experience in Media, Information Technology and Aviation, Girish Nair is passionately focussed on business development, brand management, and strategy. He is a business leader with relentless drive for innovation, carried out through a highly collaborative mindset.

Girish’s strengths emerge from his ability to focus on long-term strategic ideas and industry predictions. The last fifteen years of this overall experience has been spread out across the Aviation Industry, specialising in airline and airport business; driving dynamic growth, aligning business turnarounds, launching new global ventures and building focused sales & marketing organizations. His last professional assignment before launching ‘TravelSpends’ was with ‘Go Airlines’ as their Chief Commercial Officer. He also held the position of Head of Airline Marketing and Aviation Contracts, with ‘Bangalore International Airport Limited’. His core responsibility was aviation business development and formulating aero marketing strategy for the airport.

Suraj Nair

Co-founder

An accomplished professional in Travel and Entertainment (T&E) domain with over 20 years of proven track record, Suraj Nair has vast experience that spans across service delivery, change management, people leadership, business development, travel technology and planning and strategy formulation.

He has demonstrated his ability to create and mobilize cross functional teams to drive collaborative business-academic studies that drive revenues and enhance services. Suraj was the Co-Head of Corporate Travel business at Thomas Cook and his responsibilities included airline and GDS contracting for ‘Thomas Cook’. He has also held positions at ‘American Express’ where he helped leverage T&E spends for their key multi-national customer base and also sold the first meeting card in India to a global corporation. He has experience in account management and leading large operational teams to drive excellence.

Team

Ankit Jain

Core Management Team

7+ Years of Experience

CA/CS by Qualification. Consulting, Finance and Aviation

Finance: Business Planning, Analytics and Due Diligence

Financial Planning and Special Projects - Go Air Transactions Advisory Services - PWC, EY

Kannan V

Core Management Team

20+ Years of Experience

Systems Project Manager, Travel Technology

Travel Technology : Business Analysis & Network Information Security

Rich experience in travel technologies, Infrastructure and Software development life cycle management

Pavan Mahathe

Software Engineering

5+ Years of Experience

XLRI (Leadership and Change Management)

Software Architecture, Distributed Systems

CTO, Co - Founder, CREMATRIX ; Executive Assistant - Intern, Brookfield Financial ; Chief Architect and Researcher - Project SIMPLE, TIFR; Remote Intern - GNU hurt, XNU (Apple)

Sheetal Kotian

VP - Sales & Business Development

16+ Years of Experience

Office Automation, Telecom, BFSI

Sales and Business Development: Multi Channel Business Development; Strategic Alliances

National Manager Strategic Alliances - TATA AIA, Area Manager Corporate Promotions - Vodafone, Territory Manager – Canon India Ltd

Investors & Advisors

Prof. Rishikesha Krishnan

Director – IIM Indore

Professor of Strategy at IIM Indore, Aviation enthusiast and industry expert

Rajan Anandan

Google India – Managing Director

Active investor, mentor for many startups

Sahil Mehta

Managing Director – Sovika Aviation

Aviation & Logistics Enthusiast Active investor and mentor to many start ups

Ajoy Lodha

Partner – Singhi Advisors

Chartered Accountant, Investment Banker - Corporate Finance and Private Equity

Sharat Nair

Sr. Director, Data Engineering

Experience in data warehousing, Business Intelligence, Software Engineering & Tech Lead

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