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Technology Services

TS Leadership Team

Bao Johri

Vice President for IT and Chief Information Officer 

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Phone: 559.278.1500


Bao leads the Technology Services Division, an 85 member team, across 10 departments, ranging from Classroom Video Services to Network Engineering that supports over 25,000 students and 2,500 employees.  With over 20 years of strong experience in higher education, K-12 and the private sector, Johri brings to the University an inclusive and transformational leadership approach. A one-time elementary school teacher and community college lecturer, she also previously worked as an IT manager in sectors from real estate to energy. Learn more about Bao Johri.

Deputy Chief Information Officer - VACANT



Director of Infrastructure Services - VACANT


Mike Garvey

Director of Classroom Technologies, Telecom, Operations & Networks

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Phone: 559.278.6635


Mike began his career at Fresno State in May of 2000 as a Unix Systems Administrator and since then has held a number of positions within the Technology Services Division, such as - Unix Team Lead; Manager of the Systems Team (Windows and Unix); Associate Director of Systems, Networking and Academic Liaisons, and now  Director of Networks, Telecom, Field Operations, Classroom Technology & Zoom. After hours, Mike enjoys woodworking and spending time with his family. 

Harry Zahlis

Manager of Technology Support Services

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Phone: 559.278.6192


Harry serves as the Manager of Technology Support Services where he oversees liaison technicians across the campus. Harry started at Fresno State in August of 2018 and prior to that served in various technology roles at Fresno City College. He has been involved in technology in higher education for over 20 years, and served in local government for 10 years prior to beginning his higher education experience. Harry attended Fresno State where he earned a BA in Political Science in 1989.


Director of Enterprise Applications and Information Systems



Elise Rodriguez

Executive Assistant to the VP for IT and CIO

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Phone: 559.278.1807


Elise provides executive support to the Vice President for IT and also plays a vital role in the day-to-day operations of the Technology Services Division. In addition, she oversees all outgoing communications to the campus community; lightheartedly referring to herself as a “translator of tech talk” into common language that everyone can understand. Beginning her career in 2005, Elise has provided executive support for over 16 years to multiple University leaders at Fresno State.