Miguel A. Cardenas, Ph.D.

President and CEO

Miguel A. Cardenas, Ph.D. is Founder and President of San Diego Global Knowledge University. Dr. Cardenas is a graduate of San Diego State University...

Beatriz Escobedo

Director of Student Services

Beatriz Escobedo, M.S. is Director of Student Services at SDGKU. Her functions include tracking/evaluating student progress, providing networked communication support...

Miguel Cardenas Jr., Ph.D.

Chief Academic Officer

Dr. Cardenas, Jr. is Chief Academic Officer at SDGKU. His responsibilities include faculty and student academic review, academic assessment of programs and courses, as well as curricular planning and...

Sergio Valdes, Ph.D.


Dr. Valdes is a researcher in the areas of economics, microfinance, and economic growth having published on these and other social science...

Ilian Rosales

Director of Administration

Ilian Rosales is Director of Administration and Registrar at SDGKU. Her functions include general administration, accounting, staffing, control and registration of materials

Tonya Parker-Jones

Chief Compliance Oficer

Mrs. Parker-Jones has experience in consulting, financial aid processing, on-site staffing and other customized services to colleges and universities...

Andres Mejia, Ph.D.


Dr. Mejía is professor of the SDGKU Full Stack Development program. His responsibilities include course planning, curriculum design, and course lectures...

Peter Andersen, Ph.D.

Chairman of the SDGKU Governing Board

Dr. Peter A. Andersen serves as the Chairman of the SDGKU Governing Board. He is a Professor Emeritus of the School of Communication...