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.
Phone: (415) 338-1420
Associate Vice President & CIO
of Information Technology Services
Nish Malik, AVP & CIO has over nineteen years of information technology experience in both the private and public sectors. Nish is an influential leader and effective agent for change, as demonstrated by his successful and efficient completion of 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 has successfully completed a number of technology initiatives, such as the SF State Mobile App, campus Wi-Fi augmentation, Cloud Migration to Office 365, Mashouf Wellness Center, Student Health Information Management System, Datacenter Virtualization, Box.com, Service Now, Network Refresh and a Disaster Recovery site to name a few. Under Nish’s leadership, ITS was awarded the California Public Higher Education Innovation Focus on Efficiency Award in 2018 and the Cal State 2019 Tech Conference 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, a prestigious and highly competitive cultural exchange effort that encourages collaboration between American experts and their counterparts in other nations.