Information Technology Services

Information Technology Services (ITS) advances the mission of SF State by providing reliable and secure enterprise-wide applications and infrastructure to support SF State's long-standing commitments to teaching, learning, and social justice.

Information Technology Services Website


Phone:  (415) 338-1420

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Nish Malik

Nish Malik

Associate Vice President & CIO
of Information Technology Services 

Nish Malik, AVP & CIO has over twenty years of information technology experience in both the private and public sectors. Nish is an influential leader and an effective agent for change. He successfully and efficiently completed the ITS transformation and consolidation of distributed IT departments across campus, including Fiscal Affairs Business Systems, Housing and Facilities, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Technology, and Human Resources. Nish completed multiple technology initiatives, such as the SF State Mobile App, campus Wi-Fi augmentation, Two-Factor Authentication, Cloud Migration to Office 365, Mashouf Wellness Center, Student Health Information Management System, Datacenter Virtualization,, Service Now, Network Refresh, and a Disaster Recovery site to name a few. Under Nish’s leadership, ITS won multiple California Public Higher Education Innovation Focus on Efficiency Awards in 2018 and 2021. In 2019 ITS was awarded the Cal State Tech award for Organization Growth, Change, and Leadership. To further establish himself as a forerunner at the confluence of technology and higher education, Nish has completed the Leadership San Francisco program. Nish is a recipient of a Fulbright grant to travel to Berlin and New York as a member of the 10-person U.S. delegation to explore the impact of digitalization on the future of higher education. This opportunity is a prestigious and highly competitive cultural exchange effort that encourages collaboration between American experts and their counterparts in other nations.