GBTA Convention Chicago 2019
18 September 2018, Tuesday - 14:00
What is the true cost of your travel program?
Bradley Seitz has over twenty-five years of experience in corporate
travel management. He is the owner of Topaz, a forty year old
company dedicated to understanding cost and value of corporate
travel. He began his corporate travel career at Xerox Corporation
in the Corporate Travel Department, and then moved to
management roles at Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Rosenbluth
Brad is also currently a professor of Business at the University of
Southern Maine, teaching entrepreneurship and marketing. He has
an undergraduate degree in Finance from Suffolk University in
Boston, and a Masters in Business Administration from Babson
College. He has received Management Certificates from the
Carlson Executive Program at the University of Minnesota and the
Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has been
named one of the top 100 speakers in America.
He served as the treasurer of the Association for Corporate Travel
Executives for four years and is also an active member of the
Global Business Travel Association. Brad and Topaz
International have been seen in a wide variety of news media,
including Fortune, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal,
Financial Times, Business Travel News, Executive Travel, New
York Times, USA Today and on National Public Radio.
He lives in Maine with his wife of 30 years, and has three children
that are usually spread around the globe in various locations
pursuing their dreams.