Los Angeles Community College District, Chief Information Officer
Jorge Mata joined the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) in February 1989.
He began his career in Los Angeles Valley College one of nine colleges in the LACCD.
In December 2007 Jorge was selected to be the provisional Chief Information Officer for LACCD.
In December 2008, after a national search, Jorge was selected at the CIO for the LACCD.
The Los Angeles Community College District
is the largest community college district in the United States serving more than 250,000 students annually at nine colleges, spread throughout 36 cities in the greater Los Angeles area The LACCD colleges include, East Los Angeles College
, Pierce College
, Los Angeles City College
, Los Angeles Harbor College
, Los Angeles Trade Technical College
, West Los Angeles College
, South West Los Angeles College
and Los Angeles Mission College
has been recognized for innovation in disruptive technology that maximizes value for his
is currently in the middle of a 6 billion dollar capital construction program.
In addition to all the operational and strategic initiatives in security, infrastructure and applications development, Jorge is leading a large group of IT professionals in standards development and IT procurement to support and leverage the capital construction program.
Jorge has been responsible for all aspects of technology at both the college campus and district wide level and has held the titles of micro-computer specialist, computer network specialist, Senior computer network specialist, Manager of College Information Systems and Chief Information office.
continues to emphasize the role of IT in supporting and achieving the core mission of his
institution: Student Success.
is passionate about the role of community colleges in helping students reach their goals and the value that IT can provide in that process.
Jorge attended East Los Angeles Community College and holds a B.S degree in Computer Information Systems from University of Phoenix Online and a Master of Science in Management Information Systems from the College of Business and Economics at California State University in Los Angeles.