February 27, 2016

Downers Grove, IL – February 27, 2016 –Microsystems, the leading provider of document authoring, editing, formatting, proofreading, and metadata scrubbing software serving the legal and life sciences industries, today announced that their CEO Stacey Kacek has joined the Board of the ITA.

Kacek is accompanied by Ash ElDifrawi, Chief Commercial Officer of Gogo, the world leader of in-flight connectivity and wireless entertainment services for commercial and business fleets; and Kayne Grau, Chief Executive Officer of DRIVIN, the vehicle sourcing company that brings data and technology to automotive dealers.

In making the announcement, CEO Fred Hoch said, “I’m thrilled to have these new board members join us. ITA has undergone significant changes in the past few years to strength our value proposition and focus on growth-stage technologies companies. Each of these board members brings a unique perspective on how ITA can continue to grow and evolve our services to strengthen Chicago’s profile as a technology hub.”

The Illinois Technology Association Board of Directors participates actively in the efforts of the ITA through counsel, networking and support of member companies.  Day-to-day leadership of the ITA falls under the direction of its CEO, Fred Hoch with oversight from the Executive Committee.

“ITA plays a critical role in supporting and helping Illinois technology companies to succeed and grow,” said Kacek.  “I’m excited to be part of the ITA Board and look forward to working with a great group of technology thought leaders in our community to help drive local economic growth and build better technology solutions and businesses in Illinois,” she added.

About ITA
ITA offers innovative business services that enable Illinois technology companies to scale through collaboration, education, talent development and industry visibility. For more information, visit illinoistech.org or follow @ITAbuzz on Twitter.

About Microsystems
Microsystems is the leading provider of cutting-edge software and innovative document technology solutions worldwide.  Microsystems five core products optimize all stages of the document production lifecycle, improving content quality and formatting, identifying errors and inconsistencies, mitigating risk, and enhancing document production efficiency for the legal, professional services and life sciences industries. Today, Microsystems supports more than 650 document-intensive organizations across the globe, helping them satisfy the complex demands of clients and regulators. For more information, please visit https://www.litera.com/.