TriNet CEO Burton Goldfield speaks at Galvanize:
How to Put a Price Tag on Your Startup
Since 2008, Burton has served as President and CEO of TriNet, a strategic partner to small businesses for payroll, HR, benefits, employment law compliance and risk reduction.
Burton has more than 25 years of experience in sales, operational, and technology leadership positions and is known for driving product innovation and business growth. Since joining TriNet, Burton has transformed the company into a leading cloud-based HR provider and Professional Employer Organization (PEO). With offices throughout America, TriNet serves more than 9,000 clients with 258,000+ worksite employees (as of 06/30/14). Its services allow small businesses to regain focus on executing their visions and growing their businesses while TriNet manages their payroll taxes, day-to-day HR, and employment law and Affordable Care Act compliance. TriNet’s net revenue exceeded $400M in 2013 and has more than quadrupled during Burton’s tenure. To expand TriNet’s market reach and strengthen the company’s ability to serve more clients than ever before, he led the company to acquire Gevity, AccordHR, SOI, ExpenseCloud and Ambrose. In addition, Burton invested heavily in the company’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology platform, leveraging his background from Hyperion as well as IBM Corporation's Rational Software.
Chris is the Managing Partner of Galvanize and has over a decade of venture capital experience and enjoys the challenges and rewards of helping early stage entrepreneurs navigate their companies to growth. Chris leads direct investments and gSchool for Galvanize.
Prior to joining Galvanize, Chris was a partner with Appian Ventures. Chris is also an investor in Closely, Inc. and Bullet Time Ventures. Chris is a current member and the former President and Chairman of the Rocky Mountain Venture Capital Association; and is a co-founder of the Associates Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado.
WHAT: Join the entrepreneurial and tech community for an interactive dialogue focused on building successful businesses, raising capital, and everyone's favorite topic - valuing your business.
Burton will talk about what criteria investors evaluate when determining valuation. He will also give you a behind-the-scenes look at TriNet's most recent acquisitions.
The discussion, which will be moderated by Chris Onan, Managing Partner of Galvanize, will address some of the questions below:
6:30PM – 9:30PM PT
WHERE: Galvanize, 543 Howard St, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105
REGISTER: Register here.
Jock Breitwieser Michelle Sieling
TriNet Horn Group
January 6, 2021
“This award is an incredible honor because it is based on feedback from our customers,” said TriNet President and CEO Burton M. Goldfield. “Our mission at TriNet is to provide our 18,000-plus small and medium-size business customers with a full-service HR solution that allows them to focus on growing their business. Now, more than ever, these businesses need our support and we are both excited and motivated to continue to service our customers into 2021 and beyond.”
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