John W McGuthry Bio

John W. McGuthry
Vice President and CIO for Information Technology & Institutional Planning
Cal Poly Pomona University

John W. McGuthry serves as Cal Poly Pomona’s vice president and chief information officer. In this role he is responsible for the strategy, leadership and oversight of the Division of Information Technology & Institutional Planning. The division is comprised of five units: The Office of the Vice President; Information Technology unit; IT Security & Compliance unit, Process & Project Management unit; Learning & Research Technologies.

Mr. McGuthry joined Cal Poly Pomona in July 2011 as the University’s Chief Information Officer. He has over 30 years of experience in the field of technology and over 15 years as a Chief Information Officer. Prior to serving as a CIO, Mr. McGuthry led business process consulting and product management teams.

Mr. McGuthry earned his Bachelor of Science degree in physical sciences from the University of Maryland at College Park. He also earned his Master of Science in Management degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also an active participant in the technology community in Southern California, EDUCAUSE, and the CIO Executive Council.