Skip Sharp, a founder of Techmasters, has over 37
years experience in Information Technology,
including over 21 years as an MIS Director. His
experience ranges from programmer to executive
level computing positions. As a technician, Mr. Sharp
helped design and develop a national level
intelligence database, exchanging global information
in real time. Later, he lead the network design
strategy for the schools in San Diego county
allowing them to connect to the Internet, much of
which was later emulated by the K12 education
community throughout California. Mr. Sharp has also
helped design and implement School Business
Systems and Student Information Systems. Among
the notable executive level Information Technology
positions he has held are: Executive Director of the
San Diego County Office of Education; the Director
of the Computer Systems Division at the United
States Military Academy, West Point, New York, and
the Director of Information Technology at the
Capistrano Unified School District. Mr. Sharp has
successfully managed numerous large-scale multi-
million dollar projects in his career including six
major computer replacements and upgrades. He
was also on the planning and design team for the
renowned Rindone Technology Center in San Diego.
Among the first to advocate the use of E-rate for
California schools, he helped conduct the first
statewide E-rate training in California. Mr. Sharp’s
email address is