Robert Jacobsen is the Senior Manager of Travel, Expense, and Card at T-Mobile US. T-Mobile US employees over 45,000, provides mobile service to 68 million customers, and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. A native of Seattle, Robert graduated from Washington State University before beginning his 30+ year career in corporate travel. Before coming to T-Mobile US, Robert managed vendor relations at Expedia Corporate Travel, and was the Global Travel Manager for Avanade, an IT consulting company with offices in over 25 countries. In 2006-2008, Robert served as President of the Puget Sound Business Travel Association. During his term, PSBTA partnered with a local environmental organization, and raised over $300,000 for the cleanup of local waterways. Robert has served on several industry advisor boards, including Alaska Airlines, Delta, and Travel and Transport. In 2010, Robert was awarded a Business Travel Service Professional Award, by the Global Business Travel Association. In 2015, Robert was named a Business Travel News Best Practitioner, for adding gamification and sustainability elements to T-Mobile’s travel program, and was named as one of the 25 Most Influential Business Travel Executives.