Our mission is to prepare our future information technology leaders by providing mentorship, volunteer services, grants, and scholarships to San Francisco Bay Area colleges and the students whom they serve.


We earn the trust of our stakeholders


Successful fundraising activities impact more students


The future is bright & our students make it so


Great partners make us stronger


We hold ourselves accountable to commitments

Our Values

Board of Directors

Our volunteer board is comprised of CIOs and leaders in the technology industry, but more importantly – we're doers, donors and diplomats that are dedicated to helping students dream big through The CIO Scholarship Fund.

Ron Sha, President

Office of the CIO

Community Lead

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Kyle Rosenthal, Chairman

Office of the CIO Community Lead

Chairman, Tach Tech

Partner, MetroSITE Group

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Kevin Soohoo, Vice President

Office of the CIO

Community Facilitator

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Greg Mikulin, Treasurer

Clarity Technology Partners

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Tony Young, Board Member

CIO, Sophos 

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Technology Leadership Community

We recognize that students who grow through adversity build valuable leadership skills, which is why The CIO Scholarship Fund is dedicated to guiding future IT leaders through community interaction and providing student scholarships. Our 100% volunteer-based organization, comprised of those within the IT leadership community, is committed to fostering education and employment opportunities for students within technology fields. We collaborate with students and universities to:


• facilitates fundraising opportunities


• teach courses led by IT executives


• host guest speakers


• bolster existing school programs with enterprise help


• provide scholarships & grants


• allocate funds to support technology infrastructure and interaction

   with IT leadership


• promote interaction between students & IT leaders through

   internships & more…