Recorded Webinar

Expense Spending Trends, Technology and Best Practices for 2017

Original air date: May 3, 2017

Speaker: Bob Neveu, President and Co-founder, Certify and moderated by Jess Bozzo, Content Manager, Argyle Executive Forum


Travel and entertainment spending is the second most difficult operating expense category to control, according to a report by Forrester Research. Now, a 2017 survey of more than 600 CFOs, controllers and accounting professionals reveals what today’s small, midsized and enterprise businesses are doing to manage this notoriously challenging area of company spend. Gain new insight into the latest technologies, expense spending benchmarks and T&E best practices, and find out how you can leverage findings from the study to improve the expense reporting process at your company.

Learning objectives include:

  • Identify the most common expense technologies and system features used today
  • Recognize why meals is the #1 T&E expense spending category and other benchmark costs
  • Understand challenges and opportunities that drive companies to adopt T&E automation
  • Gain methods to improve employee compliance with travel policy up to 44%
  • Identify how companies are benefiting from automation and quickly achieving ROI

Slides from the webinar

About the Presenter

Bob Neveu Image
Robert Neveu

President & Co-founder, Certify

In 2008, Bob and his team launched Certify with a goal to help companies of every size automate the travel and entertainment expense management process. Today, with offices in Portland, Maine, and San Diego, California, Certify has accelerated the growth of the business to become the second largest provider of expense reporting software in North America, with multinational customers in 50 countries including Pitney Bowes, H&R Block, Geico, Subway Sandwiches, and Virgin Galactic. A respected expert in business travel trends and accounts payable technology, Mr. Neveu is frequently interviewed and serves as an industry resource for major news organizations including Bloomberg, NPR, Nightly Business Report, Newsweek, CBS News, and many others.

Jess Bozzo
Jess Bozzo

Content Manager, Argyle Executive Forum

Jess is the Content Manager for Argyle Executive Forum’s growing CFO virtual division. In her current role, Jess is responsible for the creation and implementation of virtual event themes, overviews, and working with speakers and partners to create engaging and timely content. Prior to joining Argyle, Jess got her start in audience development and marketing with NewBay Media. A graduate of Gettysburg College, and a New Jersey native, Jess currently resides in Hoboken.