Press Releases

Barrett Boston Joins TriNet as Chief Revenue Officer

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. – October 24, 2017 – TriNet (NYSE: TNET), a leading provider of comprehensive HR services, today announced that Barrett Boston has joined TriNet as senior vice president, chief revenue officer. Boston brings extensive sales leadership experience to TriNet and is a key addition to the company and its executive team. In his role, Boston leads the TriNet effort around acquiring new clients and managing the revenue growth and long-term relationships with existing clients. He reports directly to Burton M. Goldfield, TriNet’s president and chief executive officer.

Prior to TriNet, Boston most recently served as executive vice president at TravelClick, a global leader in cloud software solutions for the hospitality industry. In that role, he led a team responsible for acquiring and retaining more than 38,000 customers globally, as well as holding worldwide responsibility for business development, alliances and marketing. Earlier at TravelClick, Boston was the president of the Americas, where he oversaw sales and operations in the Americas region.

Before TravelClick, Boston spent 12 years at IBM in various leadership positions. As vice president of IBM’s Big Data and Analytics Software Unit, he managed the global salesforce, and led services and other field operations. He also served as vice president of global competitive strategy, a role in which he oversaw a multi-billion-dollar sales program, and was selected for a prestigious assignment to run day-to-day operations for the senior vice president and group executive of the Software Group. Boston’s other leadership positions at IBM included managing worldwide sales of the Database and Data Warehouse Software Division and leading the North America sales force for industry sales.

Boston received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Duke University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Supporting Quotes:
Barrett Boston, Chief Revenue Officer, TriNet

“I am impressed with the business TriNet has built and am excited to join to help drive the next phase of growth. Our products deliver tremendous value and I am eager to work with the team to further engage with existing clients, and to bring more small and midsize businesses to TriNet.”

Burton M. Goldfield, President and CEO, TriNet

“I am pleased to welcome Barrett as our chief revenue officer. This newly created role unifies new sales and recurring revenue under Barrett’s capable leadership. His experience leading large sales teams and field operations functions, along with his deep financial analytics background, is pivotal to our continued growth and market penetration. Barrett is a strong addition to TriNet and our executive team.”

To stay connected, follow TriNet on Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Facebook.

For the latest HR thought leadership, subscribe to the TriNet Blog:


About TriNet
TriNet is a leading provider of comprehensive human resources solutions for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). We enhance business productivity by enabling our clients to outsource their human resources (HR) function to one strategic partner, which allows them to focus on operating and growing their core business. Our HR solution includes services such as payroll processing, human capital consulting, employment law compliance and employee benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans and workers’ compensation insurance. Our services are delivered by our expert team of HR professionals and enabled by our cloud-based technology platform, which allows our clients and their employees to efficiently conduct transactions anytime, anywhere. For more information, please visit

Media Contacts:
Fatima Afzal
(510) 875-7265                                     

TriNet, Ambitions Realized and the TriNet logo are registered trademarks of TriNet. All other trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.



Latest Press Releases

TriNet Appoints Maria Contreras-Sweet, Former Head of U.S. Small Business Administration, to its Board of Directors

November 19, 2020

TriNet, a leading provider of comprehensive human resources for small and medium-size businesses (SMBs), today announced that renowned corporate executive and entrepreneur Maria Contreras-Sweet has been appointed to the company’s board of directors.

TriNet Launches Mobile App That Simplifies Open Enrollment for Today’s Increasingly Distributed SMB Workforce

November 18, 2020

TriNet, a leading provider of comprehensive human resources solutions, today announced the release of TriNet Mobile v7.5. This latest version of the TriNet app includes advanced features, giving the user greater flexibility to manage TriNet-sponsored benefits and flexible spending account claims, with improved account security.

Critical Business Insights for SMBs from Distinguished Speakers, Business Leaders and Prominent Thought Leaders Were Shared at TriNet PeopleForce

October 27, 2020

TriNet, a leading provider of comprehensive human resources solutions, concluded its inaugural three-day TriNet PeopleForce virtual conference on Thursday, October 22. The one-of-a-kind conference for small and medium-size businesses (SMBs), was headlined by former U.S. President George W. Bush, who was interviewed in a heartfelt and honest conversation by his daughter, New York Times bestselling author and co-host of “Today with Hoda & Jenna” Jenna Bush Hager.