• Serving as the Chief Information Officer with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Mr. Katal oversees one of the nation’s largest and most complex computing environments – spanning over 720 square miles and 1,100 disparate school sites and offices and serving over one million users.  Mr. Katal’s oversight includes:

    (1) IT Administrative Services

    (2) Enterprise Applications

    (3) Network Operations

    (4) IT Infrastructure

    (5) Telecommunications 

    (6) Customer Services

    Soheil is a problem-solving and technology-savvy IT professional successful in simultaneously leading multiple high-visibility projects. He has over 20 years’ experience in the field of Information Technology with an extensive background in business operations and IT technical development. His achievements include systems design, development, implementation and support for a number of multi-million dollar revenue operations.
     
    Prior to joining LAUSD, Soheil was IT Director for a large enterprise corporation accountable for business continuity and SOX compliance planning, including business impact considerations, disaster-recovery and data protection. He boosted overall productivity by designing and deploying new technologies while controlling costs for every major project.
    Soheil holds an MBA in Information Technology from Florida Institute of Technology and multiple technical industry certifications. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi.