Alumnus Peter Maharaj named director of information technology services at San Diego Community College District
The San Diego Community CollegeDistrict (SDCCD) has hired Peter Maharaj as its new director of Information Technology Services.
Maharaj comes to the SDCCD from Cypress College in Orange County, where he served as manager of technology services and academic computing. Maharaj has more than two decades of information technology and business-related experience and has a strong background in project management, business development, data center management, telecommunications, and process improvement.
While working as an applications developer as a student at Long Beach City College, Maharaj created an online orientation program that was among the first of its kind in the California Community Colleges. After earning his bachelor’s degree, he returned as a technical manager at Long Beach City College, where he developed, implemented, and managed a student email and wireless network, making it among the first community colleges in the state with a student email and wireless system. Maharaj’s hiring completes a new leadership team for the Information Technology Services Department. The SDCCD recently hired assistant directors Jill O’Dea and Antoine Andari.