Jimmy Franzone joined TriNet in 2010 as Vice President of Corporate Development. He aligns TriNet's internal development resources or spearheads strategic acquisitions and partnerships with leading external product and technology companies.
Prior to TriNet, Jimmy was focused on investing in attractive business services companies as a Vice President at General Atlantic LLC, a leading global growth equity firm. As a private equity investor, he invested in growing and profitable businesses with strong recurring revenue characteristics. Jimmy was familiar with TriNet before joining the company, as he led its efforts in 2009 to acquire Gevity, taking Gevity private before merging it with TriNet. Jimmy also previously served as senior associate for Technology Crossover Ventures, a VC firm where he sourced, exercised due diligence, and monitored growth equity and PIPE investments for consumer Internet companies such as Netflix and Expedia. He began his career as a business analyst at McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm.
Jimmy earned a bachelor's degree in Economics from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.