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Eusebio (Seb) Formoso is the City University of New York Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and the Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Eusebio Formoso

Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and the Chief Information Officer (CIO), City University of New York
As CIO, Seb drives the effort to advance the University’s IT priorities and strategy to modernize CUNY’s enterprise systems supporting academic and business operations. He partners with the college CIOs to implement solutions improving the student, faculty, and staff experience and provides leadership to help streamline CUNY-wide finance, human resources, and enrollment management processes. Seb is also responsible for CUNY’s cybersecurity program to protect institutional and stakeholder data and to ensure continuity of operations.  

Seb serves as a member of the Chancellor’s Cabinet. He also chairs the IT Steering Committee, comprising the college CIOs and functional stakeholders, that develops the CUNY-wide technology strategy.


Seb comes to CUNY with more than 20 years of experience leading information technology organizations in multiple industries. His background encompasses strategic leadership, execution of complex programs and managing transformative change across enterprises.


As the chief information officer of the New York City Department of Finance since 2015, Seb oversaw the modernization of systems that annually administer approximately $45 billion in city business and property tax revenues. In implementing large-scale and secure cloud-based solutions, he has focused on improving citizen access to the department’s systems and information. Prior to joining the city, Seb was with IBM Global Services, where he managed complex IT services contracts for firms such as Konica Business Systems, PepsiCo, Phillip Morris, Diageo, Terminix/TruGreen and PHH.