Thinking Outside The Box

Isaac is founder of The Expense Reporter, responsible for the Infosys Concur offering, is a Concur Certified Implementation consultant and brings ten years of T&E industry experience to help clients build strategies, gather requirements and successfully transform their global processes. 

The Expense Reporter is the first to focus exclusively on the industry, news and best practices of enterprise expense management. Giving you breaking news and unique insights to help better manage, control and optimize the indirect spend of T&E. The goal is to provide readers with interviews, industry announcements, trends and best practice solutions to address business issues.

He has consulted with government agencies and many of the Fortune 100. During this time, he has provided consultative expertise for SAP Concur, Deem Expense and IBM GERS and consulted on, implemented or worked with nearly every major online travel tool in the world (Concur, Deem, Sabre/GetThere, Serko, Amadeus’ eTravel, KDS, ResX and others). 

  • Future state strategy and business case development 
  • Indirect spend mgmt and optimization across T&E, Invoice and PCards
  • Global expansion and digital transformation of T&E
  • Pre-Trip & Pre-Spend approval workflows
  • T&E integration with enterprise Procure to Pay (P2P), OTC, IBP and vendor contract management 
  • Financial risk management & Duty of Care
  • Financial process alignment from data capture to mid-office S&OP and backend FP&A

Follow Isaac Bowman on LinkedIn and Twitter for daily posts on industry news and trends.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PRINCIPLE T&E CONSULTANT
Infosys Consulting, Sept 2016 – Present

Isaac is a Principal at Infosys within the Management Consulting Practice focused on Travel & Expense. 

* Total spend mgmt and optimization (T&E, Invoice and PCards)
* Global expansion and digital transformation of T&E/Invoice
* Pre-Trip & Pre-Spend approval workflows
* Procure to Pay (P2P) and vendor contract management
* Financial risk management & Duty of Care
* Financial process alignment from data capture to mid-office S&OP and backend FP&A

Follow Isaac Bowman on LinkedIn and Twitter for daily posts on industry news and trends.

SENIOR SOLUTIONS CONSULTANT
Concur, March 2015 – Sept 2016

Pre-sales solution consulting, technology program advisment and global expansion scoping with multi-national enterprise clients. Solutions discussed ranged from expense managment, travel procurement, business intelligence, mobility solutions, analytics, Concur App Center Partners, invoice, audit services and risk management.

SOLUTIONS CONSULTANT & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Deem Inc, Dec 2013 – March 2015

I liaison with our reseller networks, coordinate with 3rd party consultants, and deliver presentations to direct and reseller clients from SMB to Fortune 100. My role involves sales support, consulting with customers, product marketing/development, trade shows and negotiating with major hotels, airlines and car agencies for distributing content through the Deem platform.

TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING
Sabre Holdings / GetThere, Dallas, TX 2012 – 2013

Provided SAP Expense integration support to GetThere sales & account management. Co-presented with the SAP sales team on numerous occasions and helped create integrated travel & expense demo sites. Sales engineer support and technology consultant for both prospective and existing clients who’s yearly revenue ranges from $1 Billion to over $500 Billion. Customize complex solutions based on industry insight and customer needs. Solutions range from SAP, traveler security tracking, approval & workflows, mobility, Telepresense and reporting. Supported the marketing department on competitive intel, product strategy, trade shows, and sales collateral.

TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING

American Express Business Travel, Dallas, TX 2006 – 2012

Travel technology & business consulting for both prospective and existing clients that range from $1B to $400B in revenue. Demonstrate and consult on all client facing technologies – booking tools, mobile app (iOS/Blackberry/Android), mobile websites, reporting, SMS solutions, risk management and approval work-flow processes. 

 

EDUCATION

B.S. in Business Management and Information Systems
University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX

 

ACTIVITIES

Volunteer for Non-Profit Education Program, Quality control, NYC, New York 1996 – 1997

  • Established maintenance and safety program for binding machinery

Volunteer at Non-Profit Construction Program, Assistant Project Overseer, Texas 1993 – 1996

  • Identified project needs and delegated resources
  • Oversaw training and work of local volunteers
  • Participated in disaster relief in San Angelo, Texas