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What We Do
Through insightful analysis of complex business situations
– from airline sourcing to industry evolution –
we help decision-makers recognize and realize every possible opportunity for savings.
We locate the key factors buried within dauntingly complex information.
We deliver simple, straightforward recommendations for optimizing your expenditures.
We develop scenarios for maximizing any savings opportunities.
We can even negotiate the best result on your behalf.
How We Help
Data analysis may be complex, but the goal is simple:
uncovering information you can use to save. We break our efforts
down into three basic benefits:
From RFP creation to supplier negotiations, we can provide a complete solution to your airline sourcing dilemma.
And we’ll happily tailor our services to accommodate
the specific challenges of
your unique situation.
Finding and fixing creeping sources of loss is essential. We provide a structured campaign of targeted spotlights to optimize your program and maximize your savings. Even after all contracts have been executed, we’ll help you stay ahead of the curve.
Poor data will sabotage
any analysis. Our holistic approach to constructing and cleansing your spend baseline cuts through the confusion, locating the key factors essential for accurate decision-making.
Who We Are
We’re a lean, efficient consulting group with global expertise and
a proven track record. Our experienced team of savvy analysts includes:
Dan Pirnat has been a consultant in the corporate travel industry since 1999. Until 2010, Dan was a Director at Travel Analytics, subsequently becoming Vice President and General Manager of TRX Travel Analytics. Prior to embarking on his travel specialization, Dan was a consultant with the global management firm A.T. Kearney focusing on supply chain.
In 2010, Dan set out and created Data Insights with the goal of supporting an underserved segment of the corporate travel sector – delivering robust analytics and data management for corporate travel buyers. Since 2010, Data Insights has proudly served many prestigious corporations in maximizing travel savings opportunities. This includes travel category RFPs, supplier scenario testing, travel policy analysis/modification, program globalization among other initiatives. Of importance to our clients, Data Insights maintains complete objectivity by serving only travel buyers.
Dan is a proud graduate of Baldwin-Wallace University’s business program. Dan and his family of Cleveland sports enthusiasts reside on the west side of Cleveland.
Director, Systems Architecture
Oca Shirley has more than 30 years of experience in software development and project leadership. He has worked with business travel, road condition and traffic information systems, and military and government applications, to name a few.
At Data Insights, Oca’s key focus is managing system design and integration of the software platforms that run our analytical methodologies for identifying savings opportunities. In this role he also leads requirements analysis as well as database integration and administration, working directly with each client from the beginning to the end of every project.
Oca has five children and resides with his family near Cleveland, Ohio.
Director, Analytics & Consulting
David Whiteaker has worked as an analyst and consultant in the travel industry for more than a decade, managing strategy and sourcing engagements for some of the world’s largest global travel buyers. His projects have ranged from highly structured strategy and sourcing initiatives to long-term ad hoc client support.
Dave leads Data Insights’ airline consulting and analytical practice. He also serves as our subject matter expert in travel policy consulting and is responsible for ongoing staff training. Dave’s most recent work has been in the pharmaceutical, consumer products and professional services industries. He also has experience working in financial services and with government entities.
He and his family reside near Cleveland, Ohio.
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