Human resource solutions provider TriNet has announced the appointment of Jay Venkat and Jeff Hayward as the new Chief Digital and Innovation Officer and Chief Technology Officer respectively. As per their new role, they will be charged with spearheading TriNet's goal to leverage technology and research new hr tech solutions for their client base.
Both appointments would be effective from June 30th and report directly to TriNet President and CEO Burton M. Goldfield.
"I am thrilled that Jay and Jeff are joining the TriNet team in these key senior leadership roles. Adding two trailblazing executives to our strong leadership team solidifies our position in the marketplace as the pre-eminent solution for small and medium-size businesses, leveraging both the professional employer organisation (PEO) construct as well as our industry leading and proprietary human capital management (HCM) platform,” said TriNet CEO Burton M. Goldfield
As the new CDIO, Venkat will be responsible for TriNet's strategy, products, transformation, and cybersecurity functions. He is a digital and technology transformation veteran including agile ways of working and large-scale re-platforming. Previously, he was working at Boston Consulting Group, where he spent the majority of his two-decade career and led their Technology, Media and Telecom practice area in North America, as well as the Firm's San Francisco and Silicon Valley Offices.
Jay Venkat, CDIO, TriNet said , "Having worked with TriNet in a consulting role for more than 10 years, I have witnessed, first-hand, their exponential yet strategic growth, continuous innovation to stay abreast of customer demands and relentless pursuit of building a sustaining organisation that puts people first. This is an exciting time to be at TriNet and to be working for such a crucial customer base as SMBs."
Joining Venkat is the award-winning global technology and engineering executive who brings to TriNet more than 25 years of experience, Jeff Hayward. Prior to TriNet, he was the Senior Vice President of Product Engineering for Airline Solutions at Sabre. He also counts Unisys, Dell and EMC as his previous employers. In his new role, Hayward will be responsible for overseeing technology throughout the organisation, including driving a large-scale technical transformation to enable the future state of the PEO platform.
Jeff Hayward, CTO, TriNet, said, “I am excited about the opportunity in front of us to positively impact entrepreneurial success by meeting the challenges of a workplace landscape being redefined by technology. It is a pivotal moment for TriNet customers and other SMBs and it is with great enthusiasm that I jump into this extraordinary opportunity. I look forward to having a hand in creating an amazing future for TriNet, my new colleagues and the customers we serve."