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Dave Wilson

Vice President, Platform and Technology Services

Dave Wilson, Vice President, Platform and Technology Services at Paychex

Dave Wilson is the vice president of platform and technology services at Paychex, a role he assumed in September 2023. He is responsible for the core platforms and technology used to deliver Paychex products. He is committed to delivering operational excellence and innovation to maintain world-class services for Paychex customers and employees.

He joined Paychex in 2012 as the director of IT infrastructure and was promoted in 2017 to senior director of IT infrastructure and architecture, overseeing a dedicated team of employees responsible for designing, building, and maintaining the software and infrastructure that supports all Paychex services. In 2022, he moved into the role of senior director of product development, overseeing the product delivery of the Flex platform.

Bringing over 20 years of experience, he has grounded himself as a key technology leader, and he and his team have played an integral role in establishing Paychex as a dominant software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider in the payroll, HR, and benefits space.

Prior to joining Paychex, he served as director of infrastructure and operations at Frontier Communications after dedicating ten years at PAETEC where he rose from a co-op to senior network security and IT systems engineer to director of infrastructure and security.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in information technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Further solidifying his reputation as a leader in the field, he has received several awards, including being named a Rochester Business Journal 40 Under 40 recipient, the 2017 TechRochester, formerly Digital Rochester, Technology Leader of the Year award, and being recognized as Workforce Magazine’s 2019 Game Changer. His passion for IT spans into his early years when, at 16, he developed code used to control Nuclear Reactor inspection robotics.