Chief Information Officer
City of Aurora, ILMichael Pegues is the Chief Information Officer for the City of Aurora, the 2nd largest city in the state of 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 an Automation Management Officer at the United States 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 Chicago Illinois. Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from DeVry University and an Executive Master Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management from Central European University Business School in Budapest, Hungary. Michael is a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army and participated in deployments to northern Iraq during Operation Provide Comfort.