Meet Pana

Real humans and smart technology make business travel seamless

Our Mission

Today, coordinating business travel is complex because of competing interests, opaque industry practices, convoluted systems, and bad software.

But we believe that travel is a force-multiplier for growth.

Travel connects teams to new and existing co-workers, partners, and customers. It enables new opportunities, produces unexpected collaboration, and shifts perspectives. That’s why we focus daily on making travel more about why you’re going and less about how you’ll get there.

Our mission is to make in-person collaboration effortless.

Our Executive Team

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Devon Tivona, CEO

Devon is co-founder and CEO at Pana, the first corporate travel platform exclusively for world-class guest trips, including on-site interviews, customer visits, internships and more. Devon has been building technology companies and products in travel since 2010. Devon studied Computer Science at CU-Boulder, and he is a recipient of multiple awards and fellowships.

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Sam Felsenthal, COO

Sam joined the Pana team in December 2014 as a co-founder and hasn’t slept since. As COO, Sam devotes his days and nights to ensuring Pana runs smoothly (he even played the role of Pana’s first agent). Sam attended CU-Boulder where he studied business and design. Previous to Pana, he was an analyst at Detroit Venture Partners.

Our Values

At Pana, we hold strong to a set of guiding values, which help inform all of our decisions. We are looking for team members who are interested and passionate about upholding our values.


We take the time required to deeply understand the needs of our customers, partners, and teammates, and these needs affect our actions.

Be curious.

We embrace new challenges with youthful curiosity, arming us with the mindset that allows us to be creative and innovative.

Give first.

We understand that though we are busy, there is inherent value in supporting our team and community. We are happiest when we help others succeed.

Imagine it better.

We obsessively iterate to improve every aspect of our business, product, and company. We recognize success, but we continue to push to be better.


We know that the most effective method of learning is through doing. When we take actions, we measure the results to understand our efficacy.