Michael Pegues is the Chief Information Officer for the City of Aurora, Illinois. Michael began his career working in various IT Support roles for AT&T and Pepsi-Co in the Greater Chicago Area. Michael has worked for the US Department of Defense as a civilian Automation Management Officer at US Army Garrison in Vicenza, Italy. In addition, Michael has held various senior IT positions in Hewlett-Packard France, Vodafone Hungary and Morgan Stanley in Budapest Hungary and New York New York. Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from DeVry University and an Executive MBA, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management from Central European University Business School in Budapest Hungary. Michael is a proud Veteran of the US Army.