About the CIO

Dr. Min Yao is the campus’ founding Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO), providing the strategic guidance on the selection and deployment of technology on campus.  Dr. Yao oversees the campus’ newest division – the Division of Information Technology (DoIT).

Dr. Yao is a seasoned IT leader.  Prior to joining CSULB, he led enterprise technology services at University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Florida International University (FIU), and California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH).

Dr. Yao’s CIO career spans all aspects of campus enterprise technology services, including high-speed research and administrative network services; student information systems; financial information systems; payroll and human resources (HR) information systems; research administration information systems; data warehouse and data analytic services; advancement information systems; information security and privacy; enterprise web services; email, phone and voicemail services; facility management information systems; student housing and dining information systems; and enterprise helpdesk service.