CTO to Board of Advisors

GovTech100 cloud-platform provider, PayIt, is pleased to add Mike Wons to it's Board of Advisors

February 20, 2018

After two years working to forge technology advancement initiatives as Illinois’ first statewide Chief Technology Officer, Mike decided to return to the private sector to focus on risk, compliance, and cybersecurity.

"I have had the unique opportunity to work with the PayIt team and their configurable digital government platform for the past 3 years. I am excited about the opportunity to join PayIt in an advisory role to help them accelerate their strategy execution" Mike Wons, former CTO, State of Illinois PayIt’s founder and CEO, John Thomson noted that “Mike brings an understanding of the complex nature of state and local government along with a track record of implementing initiatives aimed at making government smarter and work better for citizens. We’re excited to add his leadership, vision and expertise to an outstanding Board of Advisors.”

Wons joins an advisor team composed of industry, government policy and technology leaders including Dierdre Delisi, former Chair of Texas Transportation Commission; Lisa Hrabosky, Director of Payments Product & Engineering for PayPal; and Jase Bolger, Former Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives all supporting PayIt’s mission.

"I look forward to working with PayIt as an industry advocate as the market segment matures and expands." said Wons.


PayIt is simplifying doing business with state, local and federal government through its award winning digital government and payment platform. Along with our government partners, we are transforming the customer experience and making government more modern, convenient and mobile.

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Hunter McPherson