Shep helps companies understand, manage, and save on business travel booked on consumer travel sites like Expedia, AirBnB, and Southwest.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Travel
  • Location Austin, TX, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2016
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Shep’s browser extension-based tool provides travel programs with an easy way to capture employee bookings made on consumer travel sites, messaging employees about the travel policy and capturing this previously invisible spend in real time. The traveler is able to book where they please while being fully supported by Travel Management Companies (TMCs) who have real-time access to their data.


  • CEO and Co-Founder

    Daniel Senyard is a serial entrepreneur who was named to the "Corporate Travel Innovator" & "Innovators You Should Know" lists by business travel media outlets, Skift & BTN. Prior to co-founding Shep, Daniel spent three years building booking tools for corporate travel agencies in the US & India with TripChamp as Chief Product Officer. Senyard also advises several startups & mentors at Capital Factory, The University of Texas, and DivInc.

  • CIO and Co-Founder

    Experienced Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the semiconductors industry. Skilled in SOA Architecture, Test Automation, Agile Methodology, Backbone.js, mobile development and fostering team collaboration

  • CTO and Co-Founder

    Software Engineer/Consultant experienced in Machine Learning, .NET C#/Java/ Ruby/JavaScript, web and mobile technologies. Passionate about building quality software with good design/engineering practices. Has worked in small and large Agile teams. Experienced developing/leading green-field projects while working directly with end-users. Excellent technical and interpersonal skills

  • Director of Operations

    Operations professional with past experience in the business travel, technology, and financial industries. Skilled at project management, working with stakeholders of multiple functional areas, and team leadership. Completed MBA with a concentration in Digital Media Management from St. Edward’s in Austin and proud 2010 graduate of Texas A&M.

  • Engineer

    Software Engineer with experience in JavaScript, CSS, Python, React, React-Native, AWS, mobile development, continuous integration, unit testing, Blockchain, Electron. Skilled at problem-solving and creative thinking.


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