From Defense to Science: Clyde Richards Jr. Appointed Deputy Chief Information Officer at NSF

Clyde Richards Jr. Promoted to Deputy Chief Information Officer at National Science Foundation

Clyde Richards Jr., who previously held the position of deputy program executive officer at Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), has been appointed as the deputy chief information officer at the National Science Foundation (NSF). With over thirty years of experience in the defense and government sector, Richards brings a wealth of knowledge in program and portfolio management to his new role.

During his time at DCSA, Richards played a key role in managing the development and implementation of information technology systems for the Department of Defense to support DCSA’s mission objectives. Prior to his role at DCSA, Richards served as the director of the Army Mission Command portfolio at the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army. He also held various leadership positions in the Army, including serving as director of the Army and Marine Corps portfolio at the Defense Contract Management Agency and as a senior program manager at the Army Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems.

Richards’ extensive experience in leadership roles makes him well-suited for his new position at NSF. Join industry leaders and government CIOs at

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