Tony Chung


Tony is an energetic and strategic leader with a passion for people, technology, and higher education. He currently serves as the Chief Information Officer at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM). Tony has over 25 years of progressively responsible and diverse executive-level experience in both the private and public sectors, including the last 19 years in higher education at major public universities servicing a diverse region and student body. He has also led and managed a diverse portfolio of technical and programmatic units in information technology, student affairs and academic affairs.

Before joining CSUSM, Tony spent almost 15 years at San Diego State University (SDSU) serving a number of senior and executive-level leadership roles including associate vice president for enterprise information systems, associate vice president for Student Affairs, assistant vice president for technology services for Student Affairs, director of technology services for Student Affairs, and director of enrollment Services IT for Academic Affairs. Before joining SDSU, Tony served as senior technology manager for Student Affairs at University of California Riverside (UCR).

Prior to his career in higher education, Tony was an entrepreneur and a professional in the field of business and technology, having worked as chief technology officer, vice president for design and development, and director for information technology for companies in the private sector. In his career, he has worked with clients ranging from Major League Baseball to Carnegie Hall, and holds several technology patents.

Tony is a proud first-generation graduate of the California State University system, and knows first hand the value and impact of higher education on people's lives.