Mike Hulthen Joins Passport as Vice President of Engineering

May 12, 2016

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Mike Hulthen Joins Passport as Vice President of Engineering

Passport Expands Management Team to Grow Industry-Leading Software Solutions


Charlotte, NC- Passport, North America’s leading mobile payments provider for parking and transit, announced today a recent addition to the company’s management team to further enhance product innovation and the software development process. Mike Hulthen was appointed to the position of Vice President of Engineering at Passport’s headquarters in Charlotte, NC.



“I’m thrilled to be joining the Passport team,” said Mike Hulthen, Vice President of Engineering at Passport. “I was immediately attracted to the company’s environment, but more importantly, the innovative software the team is developing each day. Every person at Passport is passionate about the premier solutions we’re delivering to the market, and I knew that I could bring the right skillsets to the table to build upon the tremendous strides we’ve already made in the industry.”


As Vice President of Engineering, Hulthen will drive planning, project execution, and development of Passport’s enterprise software solutions. He will manage the entire software development life cycle, including specifications, design, architecture, planning, implementation, and deployment.


Hulthen joins Passport with 30-plus years of experience in product, systems, and application development, as well as software and engineering solutions. Most recently, he served as Chief Technology Officer at Core Consulting Group. Core Consulting Group provides solutions to clients in many verticals and IT systems.


Passport’s recent hire is one of the company’s many initiatives in delivering unparalleled mobile technology solutions. In addition to Hulthen, the company is expanding its software development team to continue to provide groundbreaking technology that improves agency operations.


About Passport


Passport is North America’s leading mobile technology company specializing in enterprise business applications and payments for the public and private sector. Passport’s product lines–parking payments, transit payments, enforcement and permit management–collectively serve to deliver dynamic tools for agencies to better connect with their communities. Its services have been adopted by over 20 of the top 50 cities in North America and over 2,000 locations including Chicago, Toronto, Boston, and Portland. Passport’s mission is to reduce operational complexity and deliver intelligent data to improve decision making for its clients.


Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Passport is backed by a highly respected group of investors, including Grotech Ventures, Relevance Capital, and MK Capital. For more information, please visit www.passportinc.com.