Martin’s journey officially launched when he founded TriNet in 1988. He served as CEO for the company’s first 20 years and Chairman until 2010. Before TriNet, Martin worked as a human resources manager for Navy Exchanges and enjoyed assignments in New York, New England, Seattle, Japan, Italy and the San Francisco Bay Area.
Playing a role in TriNet’s growth from startup to $1 billion+ in revenue has been a life-shaping experience that now drives much of Martin’s other activities. Not just the experience of building a big company, but also personally benefitting from the Silicon Valley environment in ways which he now shares with others through my activities across multiple causes and geographies.
In addition to TriNet, he is involved with a range of activities that tend to involve building scalable mechanisms to help entrepreneurs get connected to the resources who can help them. Principal activities include: