Barrett Boston joined TriNet in October 2017 as Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer. He leads the TriNet effort around acquiring new clients and managing the revenue growth and long-term relationships with existing clients.
Barrett has extensive sales leadership experience. Prior to TriNet, he most recently served as executive vice president at TravelClick, a global leader in cloud software solutions for the hospitality industry. In that role, Barrett 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, he was the president of the Americas. In that position, Barrett oversaw sales and operations in the Americas region.
Before joining TravelClick, Barrett spent 12 years at IBM in various leadership positions. As vice president of IBM’s Big Data and Analytics Software Unit, he managed a global salesforce, and led services and other field operations. Barrett 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. 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.
Barrett received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Duke University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.