Michael Gioja

Mike Gioja

Michael Gioja. Senior Vice President, IT and Product Development

Mike Gioja is the senior vice president of information technology and product development at Paychex, Inc., where he has paired the company’s dedicated, personal service with a new, innovative software-as-a-service technology and mobility platform to offer solutions that meet the needs of businesses today and in the future. Gioja is a senior executive with more than 35 years of experience in product management and strategy, as well as software and information technology.

During his time at Paychex, Gioja has led his teams through the creation of product road maps and the launch of Paychex Flex, the company’s cloud platform that offers a streamlined and integrated approach to human capital management. Gioja has led his team through an agile transformation, driving innovation and effecting cultural change at Paychex. Throughout his career, Gioja has led the implementation of large-scale ERP platforms and applications, as well as best-of-breed SaaS applications. He has held senior leadership positions with companies including IBM, American Express, Fidelity, SAP, and PeopleSoft.

A native of New York City, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the State University of New York at Oswego.

By | 2017-03-26T18:59:03+00:00 October 10th, 2014|Biographies|

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Becky Cania
As manager of employee and corporate communications, Becky Cania is responsible for internal communications that are designed to inform, entertain, and inspire Paychex's 12,800 employees. With a decade of experience at Paychex, her communications career spans nearly 25 years and a variety of industries. She is a graduate with highest honors of Rochester Institute of Technology and has a passion for employee wellness and engagement.