Since 2008, Burton M. Goldfield has served as President and CEO of TriNet. With more than 25 years of experience in sales, operational, and technology leadership roles, he is known for driving product innovation and business growth.
Burton has transformed the company into a leading cloud-based HR provider and Professional Employer Organization. TriNet’s net revenue has more than quadrupled during his tenure. To expand TriNet’s market reach and strengthen the company’s ability to serve more clients than ever before, Burton led the company to acquire Gevity, AccordHR, SOI, ExpenseCloud and Ambrose. One of the outcomes of TriNet’s growth was an Initial Public Offering (IPO) in March 2014 followed by a secondary offering in September 2014. TriNet is traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol TNET.
Prior to TriNet, Burton was CEO at Ketera Technologies, a Santa Clara-based SaaS provider to FORTUNE 2000 companies. Before that, Burton served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations at Hyperion Solutions Corporation and Vice President of Worldwide Sales for IBM Corporation’s Rational Software division.
Burton earned a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from Villanova University. The San Francisco Business Times has named him a Most Admired CEO.