CommNexus and the Nurture of Technological Industry in San Diego

Burton Goldfield, president and CEO of TriNet, is committed to excellence and growth in the local business community. Burton Goldfield serves as a board director of CommNexus, a non-profit organization which strives to increase the expansion and success of technological industry in the San Diego area.

CommNexus, founded in 1998, offers a variety of programs designed to develop businesses and give them access to capital and talent within the technology community. Some programs are focused on helping people to network and establish business relationships, while others offer free assistance to struggling companies. One of CommNexus’s most valuable services is a job-finding website which posts available positions in the tech industry local to San Diego. JobNexus was designed with the purpose of attracting skilled workers to the area and keeping San Diego’s “best and brightest” from moving to other markets. CommNexus relies on sponsorship from community members and local industry businesses to maintain their services.


Burton Goldfield Serves on CommNexus Board

Burton Goldfield, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TriNet Group, also serves on the board of directors for CommNexus. At CommNexus, Burton Goldfield works with other San Diego business leaders to promote the development of information technology (IT) firms in the region. CommNexus provides a variety of programs to area entrepreneurs and businesses and offers guidance at all stages of a company’s lifecycle, from start-up to multinational firm.

With Burton Goldfield’s support, the nonprofit organization continues to offer excellent programs to area businesses. In March, CommNexus will present “Migrating to the Cloud,” a panel discussion that features chief information officers from the IT, pharmaceutical, and energy industries. Dr. Timothy Chu will moderate the discussion. Dr. Chu has been an advocate of cloud technology since 1999, when he joined Oracle on Demand. He currently teaches classes on the subject at Stanford University and appears frequently in print, on television, and on the radio as an expert in cloud technologies. Through programs like “Migrating to the Cloud,” CommNexus fulfills its mission of educating and assisting technology businesses in the San Diego region.