Expert Appointed as Deputy Chief Information Officer at National Science Foundation: Insights from Industry and Government CIOs.

Clyde Richards Jr. appointed as Deputy Chief Information Officer at the National Science Foundation

Clyde Richards Jr., a seasoned professional with over thirty years of experience in the defense and government industries, has recently been appointed as the deputy chief information officer at the National Science Foundation. In his new role, he will bring his expertise in program and portfolio management to bear as he helps shape the future of science and technology in the United States.

During his time at Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), Richards played a pivotal role in developing and implementing information technology systems that supported DCSA’s mission objectives. Prior to his work at DCSA, he held positions such as director of the Army Mission Command portfolio at the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army and director of the Army and Marine Corps portfolio at the Defense Contract Management Agency.

Richards also served as a senior program manager for defense communications and army transmission systems at the Army Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems. His eight-year tenure in the Army prepared him well for his current role at NSF, where he will be tasked with driving modernization strategies that leverage cutting-edge technologies to advance scientific research and education.

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