Olivier Kohler joined TriNet in April 2018 as Chief Operations Officer. In this role, Olivier is responsible for ensuring consistent and responsive service delivery for more than 16,000 TriNet customers.
Olivier has earned a reputation as a high-impact business leader with an exceptional record of leading and transforming multi-billion-dollar global businesses. Prior to TriNet, he was Chief Operating Officer for the investment management firm Bridgewater Associates.
Prior to Bridgewater, Olivier was Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President for Cisco Systems, where he led the company’s digitization efforts and managed the Global Business Services unit. He and his team delivered innovative and integrated global services that helped enable Cisco's growth and innovation, as well as the transformation of the company’s future operating model.
Previously, Olivier served in senior leadership roles with Hewlett-Packard, where he was most recently Global Head and General Manager for the company’s Enterprise Strategic Alliances organization. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President of Sales Operations. Over the course of nearly 28 years at Hewlett-Packard, Olivier gained extensive experience across diverse business units and held a number of strategic sales, services, operation, technology and finance positions in the United States and Europe.
Olivier holds degrees in Accounting & Computer Science, as well as Business Management, from École Supérieure de Commerce in Switzerland. He is fluent in English and French.