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VP of Business Operations


Gavin Klingonsmith

As Vice President of Business Operations, Gavin focuses on continuous process improvement and the implementation of enablement technologies in support of Paylocity’s strategic objectives. Gavin ensures client needs remain at the heart of all Operations and Sales enablement initiatives. Prior to his current role, Gavin served as Director of Business Operations for Paylocity, where he partnered with Operations leadership to measure the customer experience and drive transformation initiatives.

Previously, Gavin spent 13 years with The Nielsen Company, where he held various leadership positions in Data Acquisition, Business Process Improvement, and Operations. At Nielsen, he managed remote operations supporting international stakeholders; drove global integration efforts; built and consolidated operating plans for more than 100 countries; and directed ongoing data collection efforts leveraging strategic partnerships and a field force of more than 2,500 employees.

A native of the San Francisco Bay area, he is a graduate of Brigham Young University and currently lives near Salt Lake City, Utah with his wife, son, and three daughters.