Trivium team shares a common goal of providing solutions, monitor their execution closely and measure results consistently for ultimate success of a businesses and investors.
Trivium team has years of corporate and professional hands-on experience. We depend on our team members to bring a deep level of knowledge and understanding to each client's unique needs. We encourage and challenge our team to continually think of new and innovative ways to provide solutions and shake up the industry.
Each of us in our leadership group, has held positions in reputable organizations prior to entering Trivium Group. Our extensive network of contacts enables us to identify, assess and recruit exceptional talent and superb leaders.
We enthusiastically serve on industry panels, boards and committees and are frequently invited to speak on topics of interest to boards of trustees and CEOs. Our background and experience have provided us with a unique understanding of leadership in a variety of settings.
Yelena Ten | Director, Global Tax
Yelena joined Trivium T&C from KPMG, LLP in Santa Clara, CA, where she worked in the International Executive Services division preparing tax returns for American citizens living abroad and foreigners choosing the U.S. as their temporary or permanent home. Before KPMG, Yelena worked for H&R Block preparing complex returns for individuals and businesses. She also represented clients from both companies in audits before the IRS.
Living and working in Bay Area, Yelena has been exposed to a wide variety of tax situations - from domestic and international entrepreneurs starting their own businesses to your local teacher. Yelena’s clients appreciate her extensive knowledge of tax rules and regulations and her ability to research complex subjects. She is always willing to go an extra mile to help her clients to resolve a daunting tax issue or plan for a future transaction.
Yelena holds a MS in Taxation from SJSU and MS in Geophysics from Novosibirsk State University, Russia.
Dave Bartlett | Executive VP
Dave is currently in private practice representing enterprises at the start-up, development and growth stages as outside general counsel, and on special projects, including strategic alliances, corporate and securities, mergers and acquisitions, commercial, technology, licensing and intellectual property transactions. Dave has co-founded several high-tech companies, was a partner with a major law firm, authored books and articles, and is an elected member of the American Law Institute.
Dave was a Partner of Cooley Godward LLP, a Silicon Valley-based law firm, where he practiced for 10 years after he joined the firm in 1987. Mr. Bartlett co-founded its Boulder office in 1993, where he was in charge of the Technology Practice Group representing high-tech and biotechnology companies specializing in strategic alliances, corporate and securities, mergers and acquisitions, licensing, complex commercial transactions, and intellectual property transactions and strategies. Dave is an elected member of the American Law Institute (ALI), since 1995, and has served on several ALI drafting committees. He was a distinguished Advisor for the Principles of the Law: Software Contracts, as adopted and promulgated by the ALI at Washington, D.C. (May 19, 2009), published 2010. He was also Advisor for ALI’s Style of the Institute Committee, which produced a manual for ALI Reporters, The Voice of The American Law Institute. He was also appointed by the ALI to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Article 2B (Information Licensing and Software Contracts) Drafting Committee, a national committee that produced the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA).
Dave was Executive Vice President & Co-Founder of SurfSquared Inc., a co-browsing service enabling its client’s website visitors to visually share their live browsing with friends, social network members or website support staff. Dave served as Vice President and General Counsel of Azaire Networks Inc., a Silicon Valley-based wireless technology company acquired by IntelliNet Technologies, Inc. He co-founded Azaire Networks in 1999 and the company grew to 150+ employees worldwide. Dave was Vice President of Business Development and General Counsel of NetSage Corporation (merged with Finali Corporation), he co-founded NetSage in 1996.
Dave is the author of numerous articles and other publications, including the Strategic Alliances Handbook and the Intellectual Property Handbook -- Institutional and University Licensing: Key Terms and Negotiation Points. Dave’s education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Entrepreneurship, magna cum laude, University of Colorado (1978); and a Juris Doctor degree, Outstanding Corporate Intern, University of Denver College of Law (1984).
Sonia Clark | Executive Vice President Human Resources
Sonia Clark has over 20 years of business, marketing, and Human Resources experience in high-tech, consumer products, manufacturing, and medical devices companies. Sonia’s career has included global responsibility in leading global talent strategy, leading numerous mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, product marketing, and transitioning large organizations through culture and country change in Silicon Valley, as well as fortune 50 companies.
Sonia was responsible for Juniper’s Talent Innovation Initiative, Diversity, and Mobility Initiatives. Prior to Juniper, Mrs. Clark was the Vice President of Human Resources and an officer for Align Technology, Inc. where she reported to the President and CEO. She was responsible for ensuring that the company employed, developed, and retained the top employees in the medical device industry globally.
Preceding Align Technology, Inc., Sonia Clark was at Agilent Technologies, where she was the HR leader on the team who executed the divestiture of Avago Technologies. Avago Technologies became the largest, privately held semiconductor company in the world. In addition, while at Agilent, she implemented a Talent Development Process, and developed a General Manager career path for the Semiconductor Products Group as the Chief Learning Officer and Human Resource Business Partner.
Sonia Clark brings 20 years of experience in Human Resources and Marketing leadership. Her many accomplishments include General Management of a new product line for Black & Decker, automating and streamlining global strategic talent management processes for Cadence Design and Agilent technology, mentoring and developing high performance global teams, and coaching senior executives. Clark has worked for a broad range of companies and industries from retail and manufacturing to high tech and including Cadence Design Systems, Black & Decker, Colgate Palmolive and several startups.
Clark received her bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology from California State University Northridge, and holds numerous certifications in Organization and Executive development programs.
Sharad Singh | VP Sales & Business Development
Prior to Trivium, Sharad worked in Business Development for Allegis Group, the largest recruiting firm in the United States. At Allegis Group, Sharad joined as a recruiter as was promoted shortly thereafter into management. While in this role Sharad hired and trained a team of direct reports while servicing early stage and Fortune 500 companies across all industries. In two years in this role, he was able to split his territory twice and promote several direct reports.
At Trivium, Sharad is responsible for creating new markets, new verticals, and strategic partnerships. Sharad currently advises early stage companies in the mobile, internet, software, hardware, and consumer goods industries in regards to hiring and developing talent as well as business development strategies. Sharad enjoys trying out new restaurants throughout San Francisco and works off the calories playing basketball and softball.
Vinita Soin | Managing Director, Global Tax
Vinita is a thorough and experienced manager. She started her career in India in healthcare at a leading orthopedic hospital. Upon relocating to the United States Vinita re-educated herself in the field of Taxation. She then put her education to use at H&R Block where she specialized in processing complicated tax returns.
At Trivium, Vinita has grown to lead a global team of accountants and tax preparers to handle complete Accounting, Taxation, HR and Administrative needs for clients. Vinita is an expert at implementing processes and driving the team to achieve their maximum potential while maintaining a high quality of service. She has been the liaison for numerous clients going through various audits. Vinita, along with her team, has dealt with international and domestic tax issues be it for an individual, corporation, or non-profit organization.Vinita is a multi-linguist with a Masters degree in Accounting, Economics and Company Law. She enjoys working with people and helping them to solve their problems. In her spare time she enjoys hiking and going camping with her family.